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When the sale of Tobacco was made to pay Mr. Lyle &c, 14 Hhds had arrived, of which I thought I had informed you; the 4 which have since arrived, making altogether 18 Hhds. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I inclose your last quarterly account from which there appears to be a balance due G. & J. of $:584.. 53/100 . Your Tobacco (14 hhds) I have after much difficulty disposed of to Pickett Pollard & Johnston at 6.¼$—1000$ Cash, & the balance in 10 days.—The highest offer I had except from them was only 36/6. The thousand dollars shall be paid to Mr. Lyle in the course of the day, or tomorrow. Be...
I inclose agreeably to your direction 280$, in Virginia bank notes. The bolting Cloths are delivered to the Stage driver. Your other commissions shall be attended to. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I am astonished that the shipwreck’d articles have not yet arrived; as the person who took charge of them, promised soon after the date of my last to you on the subject, to forward them as soon as possible to Norfolk, where orders were lodged for them to be sent up by the first opportunity. I suppose you may calculate upon receiving those articles which will not sustain injury by salt water;...
§ From George Jefferson. 9 November 1805, Richmond. “I was by last post favor’d with yours of the 4th. [not found], and (not being able to exchange a draft agreeably to your wish) now inclose you Pickett Pollard & Johnston’s dft. on Leroy Bayard & Mc.Evers of New York at 50 d/s for $:788. 50/100 ; that being the amount of the balance due on rect. of your Tobo.” RC ( DLC ). 1 p.
I have duly received your favor of the 7th. inclosing 425$:—   Colo. Monroe is now in Albemarle. so soon as he returns, he shall be paid as you direct. The two boxes from Alexandria have not yet arrived. I am Dear Sir Yr. Mt. humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
G. Jefferson sends the box of hinges &c by the Stage agreeably to Mr. J’s direction. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Your favor of the 5th having been misplaced at the post office, I did not receive it in time to make enquiry with respect to the value of Mr. Mazzie’s property.—I am perfectly willing to act under the power of attorney which you propose forwarding. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. Will it not be best for your winters supply of Coal to be forwarded now, whilst vessels are to be procured...
I inclose you a bill of loading for 1500 bushels of Coal, which Heth & N. contrary to their usual custom consented to have picked. The different dfts. of which you advise us have appeared, together with one in favor of Wm Burwell dated the 13th. of July for $:400—,of which we have never been advised. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Not having received any instruction from you upon the subject of the inclosed, I shall decline making any reply to Mr. Mifflin, but of course leave it to you to direct in what manner his account (if correct) shall be paid. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I am duly favor’d with yours of the 13th. inclosing two notes of your own to G. & J. at 60 days from the 4th. of August & 8th. of Septr. next, each for 1000$—to be negociated at the Bank of Virginia. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Your note of 1000$ was this day discounted. Yr. Very humble Servt., MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I yesterday received your favor of the 5th. inclosing the first halves of 1200$ in B. Notes. I some days since wrote Mr. Barnes that Mr. Short would have occasion here for the money of his now in my hands. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 10 Oct. and so recorded in SJL .
I shall send you to day by Mr. Randolph’s Ben, two bbls of Cider which were brought to me by a Mr. Richard Cocke, who informed me he had procured it for you by direction of Colo. Newton. he said he had bought three bbls, but that one had leaked out. Your groceries &c have not yet arrived. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
You will receive your account inclosed, made out to the 31th ultimo. balance in favor of G. & J. $: 94.71. I am Dear Sir Yr. Mt. humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Judge Tucker having left this for Williamsburg on Monday last, I shall forward your letter to him by the present mail. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I forward your account inclosed—from which there appears to be a balance due us of £203.11.8. The Coal which you desired me to send you I have ordered.—I apprehend however there may be some delay, as there probably may be some difficulty in procuring a vessel, and Coal is likewise very scarce . the blinds I find are not yet forwarded, which now I suppose we need not hurry ourselves about. I am...
I have duly received your favor of the 7th. inclosing 400$—which sum is at your credit with G & J I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I am duly favored with yours of the 5th. inclosing 240$.— The box of glass from Boston is still here, scarcely any boats from Milton having come down for some time past.—The first eighty bundles of nail-rod you mention I have forwarded, supposing it would probably be immediately wanted.—The Mahogony has not yet arrived, nor have the books from Monticello. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble servt....
I have now only to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of the 6th. inclosing the second halves of the 1200$, the first of which came to hand by last post. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 12 Oct. and so recorded in SJL .
I inclose your last quarterly account balanced by $111.77 in favor of G & J I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I shall forward by Mr. Richard S. Hackley , who goes on in tomorrows stage, our revised code of laws as requested in your favor of the 20th. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr.”; endorsed by TJ; entered in SJL as received 31 Dec. For Richard S. hackley , see Vol. 38:418-19 .
I have duly received your favor of the 8th inclosing a Treasury draft on the Collector of this place for $550.— The dumb fish from Mr. Crowninshield were received & forwarded to Monticello nearly a month ago.—I have to day received of Majr. Duval Mr. Wythe’s profile, which I will forward by the first safe opportunity. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Having sold the 2 Hhds of stem’d Tobacco, I now inclose you an acct of the sales, together with your acct current for the last quarter: from which last you will observe, there is a balance in your favor of $:251.9, which sum you will likewise find inclosed, in a check of our Cashier, on the Bank of Alexandria. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
The two boxes of paste (as I conclude they are) shipped from Philadelphia so long ago as the 24th. of Decr last—were not received until yesterday. I am not acquainted with the cause of this long delay, not having yet seen the Captain. Mr. G. informs me that he inclosed you a check on the bank of Columbia, for $5872.84 on the 27th ultimo, which we have no doubt you have received. I am Dear Sir...
I have received your favor of the 8th. inclosing 100$. 13 Hhds of your Tobacco arrived a few days since. I shall not have it inspected until the remainder comes down. I am Dear Sir Yr. Mt. humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Your favor of the 19th. came duly to hand. None of your Tobacco has yet come down. That of a common quality sells at about 31/6.—Yours I suppose would command about 36/. Mr. Lyle informs me that Tobacco will not suit him, that he is much in want of the thousand dollars, and shall expect us to sell as much as will raise it, immediately on its arrival. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble Servt. MHi :...
As I do not know where Mr. Short is at present, I take the liberty of inclosing you a letter for him, which you will much oblige him, as well as myself by forwarding. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 13 Jan. and so recorded in SJL . Enclosure not found.
Your favor of the 7th. to G. & J. inclosing 350$ came duly to hand; the receipt of which from pure inattention in myself , was not in course acknowledged: it has been in part, and shall be in full, applied as you direct. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 17 Dec. and so recorded in SJL .
I now inclose your account made up to the end of the year, by which there appears to be a balance in your favor of £19.17.6. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. Tobacco 30/. Wheat 6/— RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 7 Jan. and so recorded in SJL . Enclosure not found.