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I was in Fauquier County Last week among the Tenaments, and have Tenants Engaged For all the Lots Excepting one which is a wood Lot on goos creek, Part of the Lot that Tompson Lived on, no one will have it on any Terms; and many of the Lots on the upper Tract are Setled with Very Poor Tenants on accot of the Poorness of the Land—on those Poor Lots I cannot get a Tenant to stay Two years, as I...
I have Seen Mr Scott and Proposed To Him To have the Line Established between you as You desired—Mr Scott desires that you will Bring Suit agt Him in Fauquier court To may Court —He Sayes that the court may Grant and order To apoint Colo. Peyton Colo. Powell—Capn Turner Capn Moffitt County Surveyer—Mr Morze [Mauzey] Deputy C. Surveyer To fix the Corner and Establish the Line[.] Mr Scott Sayes...
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...
I have been Informed that you have a Considerable Sum of money due in Berkeley Frederick and Fauquier Counties from your Tenants—altho a Very disagreeable Office—I beg leave to solicit your Favour in Leting me have the Collection It being Convenient with Colo. Fairfax’s Collection As I attend the Courts and Sheriffs through which channel I expect some of the business will Pass[.] I am Oblig’d...
I was so unfortunate Some time ago as to Loose Mr Whiting Replevey Bonds due you—since which I have obtained a replevey Bond for £199.8.0 with Interest there on from the Twenty fifth day of December Last[.] Mr Whiting has Promised to Confess a Judgement in Berkeley Court next Tuesday on my staying Execution untill September[.] the sheriff of Berkeley Mr James Crane has Promised to Pay the...
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,...
The Letters Put into my Care to Mr B. Fairfax and Colo. Warner Washington is delivered. at my arrival home I Found a Letter From you dated the 7th Instant Enclosed one From Mr W. Weathers that He Thought Mr Clymount a Tenant of yours was hard & unjustly Dealt by—I Know of no Foundation for Such a Suspicion—unless Mr Weathers Judges me to be Like His Brother E. Weathers who over charged in...
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,...
I wrote you Last week Fully respecting your Business—I have now sent to the Care of Mr Hartshorn one bushel Clover seed. some Persons has applyed to me Respecting Leaseing Some of your Lands In Fauquier Cy—and I am Told that some of the Tenants are about To remove. I can do nothing respecting that Land as I have no Instructions from you—I shall go to that County about the 25th of this month if...
Your Favour dated the 18th of Last month Came To hand yesterday The one From Mr Lear dated the 28th of Instant the day before yours, on the same subject—Colo. Warner Washingtons acct Incld, I am Extremely Sorry you should have Cause to Suspect me on any acct Either of Fraud or Delay in Executing your commands—had you been a witness To my Sittuation I think you would have been more Favorable in...