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I have forwarded by Aleck in good order To your address Two Boxes Candles, Two <...> Lim<...> one Small Bundle Silk Two reams writing paper One Keg rice One Keg Mace Pepper Cinnamon Jug blue &c. &c. and Four Bundles Cotton Yarn Yours very respectfully I Received of Aleck Two Hhds Tobco. B. P pr ⅌ J. G. L. RC (DLC) .
Sales Tobacco by Bernard Peyton For account James Madison Esqr 1833 June 5 For Cash. . 4 Hhds Tobacco (viz) J. M. #3. 1424. 134. 1290 @ $8— $103.20 4. 1316. 134. 1182. . .7.50 88.65 5. 1392. 142. 1250. . .8.50. . . 106.25 6. 1444. 434. 1310. . .7.50. . . 98.25 _________ $396.35 Charges Paid for notes $2—Commission 2 1/2 pr cent $9.91 11.91 Nett proceeds $384.44 Account (DLC) .
By your own Waggon you will receive six sacks salt one bundle Domesticks and two Barrels Whiskey delivered in good order yours Respectfully 6 Sacks Salt 2 Bbls Whiskey 1 bundle Domesticks RC ( PPPrHi ).
Not being able to find such a Cask of Sicily Madiera Wine as I liked, concluded to send but ten gallons at present, & wait until a better parcel was rec d , before I send a larger quantity—if you will let me know when this is out, will send you some better which is expected. I expect to go up in the stage with this, on my way to Lexington for a week, & shall regret if I am unable to call on...
I forwarded to shadwell mills, a day or two since, a keg of Tongues & sounds, & a package of dumb Fish, for you, just rec d from M r Coolidge of Boston, which I hope will reach you safely— MHi .
Yours of the 17th: is now before me. Your Tobacco from Bedford I have never yet heard from; I have rec d from Albemarle, since last fall, 430 Blls Flour on your a/c, and finding no prospect whatever of selling it here, to advantage, ship d it long since to the Eastward, where I hope it will yield you a better return than could possibly be anticipated here, if indeed a sale of it could have...
I am favor’d with yours of the 21st, covering receipts for four Hhds Tobacco, which I will have pleasure in disposing of, to the best advantage, whenever you may so direct. I quote it at present from $3 3/4 to 10, general sales, a very fine Hhd: might reach $11, this price tho’ I fear is temporary, & to continue only whilst the supply is limited, which is yet the case, the receipts up to this...
The balance of Trade being in favor of the North at present, we cannot obtain dfts: in that direction, I have however written to M r E. Copeland J. of Boston, to draw on me at sight, for the acc t you specify, on ℀ Messrs: Dodge & Oxnard of Mersailes, which will no doubt be very satisfactory to him. MHi .
The enclosed was sent to me, no doubt, thro’ mistake—I thank you for its contents, and regret the trouble you have been occasioned in relation to it. M r Madison has sent his Tobacco to this market for some years past, & may now be without an agent for the sale of it, & under that impression I offer my services to him:—his former agent, altho’ still living here, since his failure, will...
The half ton Ground Plaister you order, in yours of the 6th:, is this day forwarded, by a Boat, to Shadwell Mills, care Ch s Vest.— MHi .