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your Favour dated the 1st of Instant I received on my way To this place—the Lo prices given at Alexandria For Flour &c. has prevented my going To that place before now agreeable To my Expectations when I last saw you—I have made but a small Collection since April, I am Indebted about Twenty pounds—I here Inclose and order on Colo. George Gilpin for the sum of fifty pounds—I do not Expect to...
your Favour dated the 25th of Instant I this moment received—It’s out of my Power To Furnish you with the Seed wheat in Time as the wet seasons will not give me Time To get out wheat for my own Seeding—besides if I had the wheat now out, I could not get it down for the want of waggons unless I give £4 a Tripp the price will not afford that deduction of waggonage—If your own wheat is but...
Ten days Billious Fever and wet weather prevented my arriveing at this place untill yesterday—My weak state—wet weather—and Being obliged To Winchester next Monday prevented My waiting on you at this Time, I expect To be down Some Time in October at which Time I hope I shall be able To waite on you To represent the Sittuation of your Business in my Care—I do not Expect To receive any money...
The Flour in your mill I wish To be sold if you are In want of money at what Ever price it will Fetch—I Paid Doctr Selden for the 50 bushels of wheat 5/6 ⅌ bushel amounting To £13.15.0 in Augt Last in order To Close Our accts at that Time—as Colo. Gilpin gave that price For the remainder of the Crop I allow’d it To the Doctr I had reather be Considerable Looser than you should not be paid the...
Your Favour dated December the 4th I received a few days ago—which is Very Sattisfactory to me I shall attend Perticularly to Every thing required, and will act as well For your interest In the management of your Business as tho. the leases was my Own always holding in View your Instructions. I have not received one shillings Since I was at Mount Vernon I have made many application⟨s⟩ In...
your Favour dated the 3d of Instant Came To hand Two days ago, I have not received One shilling of money From the Tenants Since I was down, altho I have been Very pushing and have distressed Mr Grantom for the Last years rent and arrears in order To bring Him to a Sence of his duty, as He is Very able To Pay So Very Lo a rent on Such Rich Land. I wish to Indulge the People untill march, if...
Your Letters dated the 3rd & 24th of Last month I received & have done Every thing in my Power To Accommodate you with money—I now Send by Mr A. Morton fifty pounds Should Mr Wales Fail To Take up my order please To Inform me, that I may provide; I have wrote of this date to Mr Wales To Pay it at the day apointed or sooner if Possable, my money is their in His hands on Interest at my pleasure,...
Your Favour By Major George Washington I received and shall attend To it —I set out this day To the Tenaments in Fauquier they are so Very Poor in General that I Fear but Little is To be Expected From them—I am obliged To attend that Court To obtain Justice From some of them—I Fear not more than one or Two of their Horses will answer your Purpose—if I Find it necessary To Take a Horse or Two,...
I have at this place three Casks of good Salt Butter weight, 55 lb. 55 do 56 do amount 166 lb. @ 10d. ⅌ lb. If you are in want Please To Send me word by Eight oclock Tomorrow at this place whether you will Take it—it’s the Property of Colo. Fairfaxes and made at my House To Prove it’s Quality I have this day had It Inspected by Mr Thorn & others who assert that it’s good —I am disapointed in...
By Dennis I Send you a Bay mare which I have Procured For your Advantage In the way of rent—Money is So Very Scearce that I cannot Procure it in Every Case nor Indeed at any rate. the Mare is now with Foal & is Six years old Last Spring the price Ten pounds Fifteen Shillngs ⅌ Voucher in my hands Please To Send me a receipt For that Sum. your accts Stands in my Favour I do not Expect To have...