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    • Adams, John Quincy
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    • Smith, Justus Bush
    • Smith, Justus Bush
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    • Jefferson Presidency

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Having remained nearly two years, without any answer whatsoever , to proposals, which at two different periods I made, and which were transmitted to you, by your brother Coll: W. S. Smith, for the settlement of your note for $2000 and interest due me. I some time since had concluded, that my only resource would be to measures of a more decisive nature—But considering the relation in which I...
I have received your letter of the 14th: of last month, and in reply to it will only say, that I should not have been disposed to give you any trouble on the subject, had I received any answer whatever to two different applications made two years ago, through your brother Coll: Smith, and the first of which I am certain, and the second I presume he communicated to you—It was impossible for me,...
Finding by your letter of 5. December that it will not be convenient to you to send me the 500 dollars, as I proposed in my last, I shall be satisfied with your own offer, and request you would deposit that money with my sister, when you go to New-York in February—I expect to pass through that City myself in March or April, and can then receive it from her—I shall be also content to have the...
When I was at New-York in April last, I received from your brother James $500 in part payment of the interest due upon your note. There still remains about $200 of interest due—This, together with the principal, from what he then said to me, and from the assurances in your letters before that time, I suppose you are at this time prepared to discharge—If however it will better suit your...
When I was last in New-York, you informed me that in the course of the present Summer, you would certainly raise a sum sufficient to pay me the interest and one half the principal due upon your Note to me. In consideration of this promise, I consented again to defer a payment, which you had repeatedly promised should be made before that time—But this postponement has been at extreme...