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Col Bernard Peyton deliverd me your letter I shall with pleasure introduce him to my friends & do what I can to serve his Interest—I am to see him again on his return.—We yesterday lost our President of the UPS. R Patterson, has been some time complaining, but I think his exertions (above his Strength), in the last meeting of the Genl Assembly, accelerated his departure—I am not as yet aware...
The Count Vidua being on the eve of Departure & have shewn me M Du Ponceaus letter—I cannot refuse myself the pleasure of Confirming what he has written, especially as it gives me an opportunity of renewing the expression of the respect & esteem which you have long inspired. Your friend & Sert Not speaking our Language, he has been fortunate in meeting with a M Vischer from Basle Switzd. a...
The rapid & prosperous advances made in this Country under a form of Government so different from those of Europe, has of late induced Travellers to visit us with Philosophic Views, to examine effects, ascertain causes & to know those individuals which remain, who were the master workmen in the excetion of the Political Edifice & giving it the solid foundation that it has been shewn to...
I have not lately had the pleasure of hearing from you, altho’ I frequently hear of you from those of my friends who can gratify themselves by visiting you in your retirement—some of them think that you do not spare yourself sufficiently; I trust however that you know & feel what is proper for you—& will not go beyond what is right—The University must now have got itself embarked and arranged...
The . is arrived from Leghorn with Two Cases (Pedestals I believe) Marble for you, they are landed & want your orders, having been confined 10 days to the House—I have not been able personally to attend to the Business—I have supposed them free of Duty—but should this not be the case—I shall want the Invoice or Value My first impression was to have sent them to M r Peyton Richmon—; but I...
I submitted your letter of 12 th to our Collector who has assumed the value mentiond in your letter receiving the Duty as a Deposit, until you can inform us further of the Value. I have shipped them per Schooner Cumberland Capt Wheaton to the care of M r Peyton, desiring they may be carefully handled—when the charges are ascertaind you shall know them: I had a small balance in my hands which...
I now return you the Invoice &c relative to Packages P. Ellac—Expences 17.12 } $22.12— Vol. 2 Tr s 5 I inclose your a/c former ballance in your favor 10.53 leaving now in my favor D r 11.59 I have rec d your letter relative to a Brewer nothing Satisfactory has offered & I begin to have my Doubts whether any one can be got to undertake brewing on his own acco—but three or four Days will...
My Cousin L t Elmsley of the English Navy, Nephew of Admiral Hallowell & son of the late Chief Justice of Canada, has been making a tour thro’ this Country, & is now returning from Charleston—he wishes the gratification of becoming acquainted with one, to whom many of his connections are warmly attached—permit me to request your kind acception of him—he has letters to M r Madison & M Munro, to...
I embrace with pleasure the present opportunity of renewing an intercourse which has ever been a source of high gratification to me. The opportunity is the more acceptable as I am enabled to serve two much valued friends by bringing them acquainted with you—Dr Robert M Patterson one of the Vice Presidents & Mr J R Kane one of the Secretaries, of the American Philos Socy—Who meant to pay a...