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We have now before us thy favor of 5th May the contents of which are duly noticed—The Insurce on the 10 Hhds Tobacco belonging to J. P. Custis on board the Hanbury shall be made —inclos’d is our Letter to him left open for thy perusal to which refer respecting the state of his Account under our care —If at any time thee should have Tobacco to spare, we should be oblig’d to thee for thy...
We have the pleasure to advise the receipt of thy favor of 25th July and note the contents—We remark thy observation respecting the Balance of thy Account being £7.10.0, and that had thee thought of our Debit against ⟨thee⟩ at the time thee was disposing of thy Tobacco, thee should have order’d one Hhd on board the Hanbury in discharge of it, this we should have been oblig’d to thee for, but...
We hope ours ⅌ Capt. Walker got to hand of whh please to ⟨ mutilated ⟩ Inclosd are the Sales of thy 17 Hhds DPC ⅌ ⟨the Anna⟩ to assure thee that We have taken every method that We could think of to make the most of them & had they not been out of Condition we should have got a much better price for them. hope the next We have will be of a fine s[c]ent & quality & that We shall have the...
Inclos’d we send Thy Acct Currt the Receipt of wch please to advise & that it proves right or if otherwise to point out the Error, & it shall be immediately rectified —We Congratulate Thee & all our Friends in America upon the Repeal of the Stampt Act We used our b⟨est en⟩deavours to prevent the Act passing when first it was in agitation & have ever since it passed spar’d no endeavours to...
This serves to advise the arrival of the Hanbury Capt. James Esten, after a favor⟨abl⟩e passage of about 5 Weeks, by him we observe we are favor’d with 8 Hhds Tobacco from our friend J.P. Custis, in the Sale of which our best endeavors shall be exerted for his Interest—The Ship came up to her Moorings yesterday, and we are preparing to Land her Cargo the begining of the next Week—The prices of...
We have the pleasure of thy favrs of June 23 & 28, and to receive 12 Hds Tobo of J. P. Custis’s by Capt. Esten of wch we are endeavouring to make the most. the Insurance orderd upon the said Tobacco was saved. The Accot Current thee requests to be furnished wth was sent by Necks & hope is got to hand & found right. The Sales of J. P. Custis’s 12 Hds Tobo ⅌ the Fauquier last Year sent ⅌ the...
We have not had the pleasure of one line or any Consignments from thee for some time past which we are sorry for. By Capt. Esten or the Bearer if thee sends us some of thy Crops, & they turn out fine, we doubt not of sendg such sales as will be a pleasure to us to forward & satisfaction to thee to receive. We are with Esteem, Thy Assured Friends LS , ViHi : Custis Papers. The letter was...
Thy favr of July 25 is before us & the Contents duly attended to. No Care or endeavours of ours is wanting to make the most of the Estates 8 Hhds Tobo ⅌ the Hanbury we are sorry that so small a share of its favrs falls to our Lot & so much to Messrs Carys & Compy we are informd that 60 Hhds belonging to the Estate is now on board Boyes consignd to that House we intend ere long to send our...
wrote thee ⅌ the Randolph to wch refer since that we have not had the pleasure of one line from thee: and it gives us concern the not having one Hd Tobacco from thee for some Years past, hope it will not be the case again this Year & that ⅌ Capt. Esten we shall receive some fine Tobacco from thee & then we doubt not of geting as good price for it. We are yet without any proof of the Speakers...
Thy favr of Sepr 20 is before us & in answer thereto have to advise that no Care or endeavrs of ours shall be wanting to render satisfactory Sales of the 12 Hds Tobo now on board the Fauquier at Portsmo. We are drawing out our friends Accots Currt to send in the Spring & due Credits given to D. P. Custis’s Estate as directed by thee. As we have not yet been concern’d in the Hemp & flax Trade...