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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...
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...
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...
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...
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 6th may Came To hand this morning with Colo. Fairfaxes enclosed. I did Every thing in my Power to get my wheat down as Quick as Possable and I am sorry that you Loose by the Contract I beleave Every Farmer and Planter In this Country will be disapointed in their Expectations As Produce Sells so Very Lo we in this Country Where Waggonage is so High see the Effects of Such...
The waggons that stored my wheat on the roads Last winter I did not Expect would have brought the wheat To your Mill as they had neglected their duty so Long. at Last they have delivered it—which makes more than the Quantity Engaged—I shall be oblige to you To buy it at 5/6 ⅌ Bushel or to let it be ground for me I have sold Wheat to Colo Griffin at that price. I am Sir your Very Hble Servant...
Your Favour date the 8th of this Month I have received I shall attend Perticularly To your Instructions with the Tenants and the renting of your Lands, and it gives me Pleasure To Find their is one Man in this Country that will have Obligations Complied with and attended To; their is but Very Few that has Complyed with their Leases but the Greater part Seem To be much allarmed at my...
Your Favour by Daniel McPherson dated Jany The 27th Last I received, Its out of my power To grant Him a Lease for Lott No. 18 on the first Condition—all the arrears of rents are not Paid up and admiting they were, I See no obligation For Him To have a Lease, the man has been Ignorant in Purchaseing what the Seller Cannot Justify. I repeatedly offered Him the Place on Terms I think Justifiable,...
Some Time ago you wrote me you had a desire To Know who was in Possession of your Lands I here inclose a state of your Tenaments in the Counties of Fauquier & Loudoun FuUey—the State of the Berkeley Tenants I Left with you in October Last —I expect that I shall do Every thing To the utmost of my Abilities for you untill april Next at which Time I expect I shall be able To Convince you that I...