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    • Gelston, David
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11 May 1809, New York. Has received a bill of lading from William Jarvis in Lisbon “for two pipes and one quarter cask Wine, and two boxes Citron.” Promises to send the wine and an account of expenses to JM in Washington. RC ( DLC ). 1 p. Docketed by JM.
9 June 1809, New York. Has received JM’s letter of 15 May and has “had the wine cased.” Encloses a bill of lading of the same date, signed by the master of the schooner Eliza Ann , at New York, who will deliver to Georgetown the shipment described in Gelston to JM, 11 May 1809 . An account for duties, freight, casing, and storage, totaling $146.20, is enclosed. RC and enclosures ( DLC ). RC 1...
20 July 1809, New York. Acknowledges JM’s letter of 16 July 1809 and note for $146.20. Asks if wine shipment has arrived in Washington. RC ( DLC ). 1 p.
I received a letter some time ago from my correspondent in London, informing me, that a vessel from Bordeaux, bound to New York, had been taken and carried into Falmouth, in which he observed was a pipe of brandy marked WL consigned to me, and for which he had interposed a claim—the pipe of brandy I have since received via Boston, it is now in Store—no account has been received from any...
I have this day received your letter of the 24th. Mr Forrest called on me yesterday—his vessel has not yet arrived—understanding the pipe of brandy was cased I wrote (on its arrival in Boston) to Genl Dearborn, requesting him to ascertain the duties, without opening the case, it is apparently in perfect order. Very truly your’s RC ( DLC ).
12 December 1809, New York. Has delivered pipe of brandy to Mr. Forrest and paid the enclosed waybill for $54.11. The Phoenix Insurance Company was consignee. RC and enclosure ( DLC ). RC 1 p. Enclosure 1 p.
5 March 1810, New York. Has received JM’s letter of 1 Mar. [not found] with its enclosure. Encloses the receipt. Has directed that the paper be discontinued. RC and enclosure ( DLC ). RC 1 p. Enclosure (1 p.) is a receipt dated 4 Mar. 1810 for $10, “being the amount of the Years subscription to the American Citizen Sent to the President of the United states to the present date,” signed by...
21 May 1810, New York. Has received a letter from John Martin Baker at Cagliari by the ship Charles and Harriet . Baker has sent for JM “a cheese, a box citron, some olives &ca.,” which Gelston will ship at the first opportunity. RC ( DLC ). 1 p.
Your letter of 29th ultimo with $20. I have recieved, the box of hams I have forwarded to Chancellor Livingston. The sundry payments made are stated at foot, receipts enclosed, the bal: $2.46 will remain in your favor in Y/a. My son says he does not recollect the cost of the book it was however a mere trifle, very truly yours 30 May pd. duties on goods 5.79 6 July " Mer: Ad: 10 — 9 " " fret....
5 October 1810, New York. Encloses a copy of a bill from London for the expenses—“£2.13.2 Sterlg is $11.01”—for a pipe of brandy. Will remit the amount. RC ( DLC ). Docketed by JM. Enclosure not found.
§ From David Gelston. 24 July 1815, New York. “I wrote to you on the 22 [not found] & en[c]losed you Bill of lading of wine by the Scho Free Mason—enclosed is the bill of cha[r]ges.” FC and FC of enclosure ( CtMyMHi : David Gelston Papers). FC 1 p. The enclosed account, dated 24 July 1815, listed duties and other charges totaling $45.22. The FC of the enclosure (1 p.), written on the verso of...