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Immediately upon my receipt of your request to execute a deed to for M r Mazzei’s property in Richmond , I announced my readiness to sign any instrument, which you might forward to me. Not having heard from you since, I suspect, that my letter has miscarried, and now therefore repeat it. I am reached here sooner l with letters by the way of Alexandria , than through any other channel of...
This Indenture this seventeenth day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen Between Philip Mazzie a Citizen of Virginia now residing in Pisa in Italy of the one part and Thomas Taylor of the City of Richmond and Commonwealth of Virginia of the other part Witnesseth: that the said Philip Mazzie for and in consideration of the sum of six thousand five hundred dollars to him in...
E. Randolph, with best respects, to Mr. Jefferson. Yesterday your suit with Johnson was tried; when the judge declared it to be perfectly clear in your favor, and dismissed the bill. Johnson’s counsel said, that she should make no remarks in opposition to the decree. I presume, therefore, that an appeal is not meditated. If it be so, the present result can never be varied. DLC : Papers of...
E. Randolph, with respectful compliments to Mr. Jefferson, takes the earliest opportunity, since the receipt of the decree against Johnson, of inclosing it. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
E. Randolph, with respectful compliments to Mr. Jefferson, incloses to him the execution, which was accidentally omitted the other day. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
As the terms for an arrangement, including Mr. Short’s claim on me, will soon be perfected with the comptroller, permit me to obtain the favor of you, to forward to me the order, which I formerly gave in Mr. Short’s favor, on Messrs. Pendleton & Lyons, as administrators of Mr. Robinson. I would not trouble you, had I not been enformed by the comptroller and Mr. Geo. Jefferson, that it is not...
Edm: Randolph presents his respectful compliments to Mr. Jefferson; and will thank him to assign to Colo. Wilson Cary Nicholas the order on Mr. Robinson’s admrs, concerning which E. Randolph took the liberty of writing to him the other day; as Colo. Nicholas is now intitled to the balance. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Mr. James Lownes, of this place, is about to visit Monticello, upon a subject, interesting to himself, as a father. He wishes therefore to have his character made known to you. It is with pleasure, that I assure you, from the united testimony of his fellow-citizens and my own particular knowledge, that his character is eminently respectable, and that confidence is universally placed in him,...
Before the departure of the attorney of this district for Norfolk, I wrote to him, with his permission, a letter intended to be conveyed to the President of the United States, upon the subject of John Moss, who has lately received a sentence of ten stripes, and of imprisonment for four years, for robbing the mail at Petersburg. I know not, whether, in his hurry, he may not have forgotten to...
I have the honor to acknowledge your favor, of the 28th. of December, on the subject of John Moss. Some of the difficulties which you were pleased to suggest, had occurred to my self; but that which I now remove by the inclosed copy of the judgment, was supposed by me to have been obviated by a communication from the attorney of the District. With the application for mercy, you would never,...
I took the liberty of inclosing to you about ten days ago a farther representation, and some documents on the subject of John Moss, now in the penitentiary, under a sentence of the circuit court of the United States. Not knowing, whether my letter has reached your hands, I am induced to request, that your pleasure upon the application for the remission of the corporal punishment may be...