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    • Ross, James
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    • Washington, George
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    • Adams Presidency

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The fever which continues to rage in Philadelph[ia] has made it impossible to get bills of Exchangfe] on that place negotiated here, & a great portion of your money hav[i]ng been paid to me in silve[r] I cannot transmit it immediately but you may be assured that no opportunity will be lost of sendg it forwa[r]d to the Bank of Pennsa. and informing you of its arrival. I hope Col Shreve will in...
I did not arrive here untill the 6th Instant having been detained at home by the indisposition of Mrs Ross who is again happily restored to her usual health. The money paid to me by Colo. Shreve was exchanged for a Bill upon Colo. Hodgdon which has been Accepted & falls due to day. Colo. Barker has paid into the Bank of Pennsylvania five hundred Dollars which was placed to my credit instead of...
In consequence of your letter of the 22d Ulto I lodged your bonds in the Bank of Pennsylvania & received the enclosed receipt, so that in future there will be no difficulty when the debtors offer money to the Bank. Your lands on the Kenhawa are well sold if the purchaser is an industrious & wealthy man. Altho the lands are certainly of the first quality & the credit very considerable, yet I...
On my return from Kentuckey two days ago, I found your letter of the first instant respecting the money due from Colo. Shreve. My Absence from home when your letter reached this place has occasioned a delay of a few days, but I have put the business into such a shape, without the bond, that your Money will I think be in the hands of the Sheriff, or paid to me upon the fourth Monday of...
When your letter of the 26 Ulto reached this place, I was abroad in the Western territory, but since my return I have learned upon enquiry, that Colo. Shreve is in a very low state of health; that the Sheriff Spared him for some time in consequence of a letter from you and his own fair promises, but that as yet no money is made on the execution issued in last Autumn. I have written to a...