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A most astonishing derangement of our post has rendered it almost useless as the channel of communication. your letter of July 18 . was 25 days on it’s passage to me, that of Aug. 9. was 16 days; so that instead of 8. days as formerly letters are now never received under 16. days from Philadelphia & from that up to 22. and this is not all; for I recieve those letters now by a return post, so...
I wrote you last on the 31st. of Aug. acknoleging your’s of Aug. 9 . that of the 11th. of Aug. did not get to me till the 4th. inst. having been 24. days on it’s passage owing to the derangement of our post which still continues & almost annihilates all benefit from it. it does not, I believe affect the passage of letters from hence to Philadelphia. by the time you recieve this you will be...
The [derangement] of our post still continuing, this is the first moment I have an opportunity of acknowleging the receipt of your favor of the 1st inst. announcing your return to Philadelphia. I hope it to have been safe from that time, tho’ we have had such warm weather here as made me apprehend a revival of the fever with you. I thank you sincerely for the very kind offer of accomodations...
A neighbor of mine having a right to some military lands , I carried his papers to Philadelphia; but when presented at the War office they could not be passed for want of some formalities a first and second time. I think they now fulfill all the requisitions of the law; and I must ask the favor of you to present them at the war office to the proper clerk & to obtain from him the paper usually...
I wrote you on the 26th. & 31st. of May ; since which yours of May 26. is recieved. I observe what you say on the price of tobo. at the same time with your letter, I recieved one from mr Remsen of N. York, advising me on the same subject. the manufacturers there offered me 11. Cents a pound if they should like the quality, & he advised me to try 10. hhds. I accordingly directed mr Jefferson to...
My last to you was of June 21. since which I recieved yours of June 20. & 23. and this moment that of Aug. 6. I now inclose a letter for mr Roberts for a new supply of iron to be sent off by the 1st. of Sep. I observe you have paid mr Short’s instalment for Aug. 1. if my statement be right you have about enough in your hands of his money & mine to meet that of Sep. 1. & for that of Oct. 1. you...
Your favor of Aug. 25. is duly recieved & the glass doors arrived at Richmond. I am filled with anxiety on the subject of the nail rod last ordered, as a failure to recieve it will stop my works. I hope therefore mr Roberts will have exerted himself to forward it. […] I send a statement of our account as it will stand (as nearly as I can make out) about the 7th. of October. you will perceive...
1799 J. Barnes in acct. Dr. with Th:Jefferson Cr. D [July] 4. To quarter’s salary May 26. By [balance] due you from treasury 1242.50 pr. acct. rendd. [64.49½] [Oct.] 4. To do.
Your last at hand was of Aug. 25. mine of Sep. 16. which I hope you recieved safely. it contained advice of a draught in favor of mr Roberts , on which subject he wrote me the 28th. of Sep. before mine to him of this 16th. had got to his hands. I hope that mine will have anticipated his [desire].—I recieved under cover from you a letter from a mr Griffiths No. 4. Pine street. I take the...
I gave my servant an order on you in favor of Henrietta Gardner , washer-woman, for fifteen dollars. he says he has lost it. be so good therefore as to pay him that sum if not before paid on account of Dr Sir Your most obedt. servt The woman brings it herself RC ( CSmH ); at foot of text: “Mr. Barnes”; endorsed by Barnes. Not recorded in SJL . Fortune Barnes, not evidently related to John...