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Your favor of 19 April only reached me this day at, same time with a remittance of 300$ from M r Bernard Peyton—I have sent to M r Girard to request the Dfts & when procured & forwarded—you shall be advised thereof MHi : Coolidge Collection.
The Seal of the University was in the hands of M Correa who had hoped himself to have had the pleasure of delivering it into Your own hands— I send it by this days mail—& hope it will arrive Safe—I should be pleased to have your description of the design—the Seal has been viewed with much Satisfaction—Simple & Classical— I send to Mr Cooper the notice relative to him, contained in Your letter....
I have directions from M r Patrick Gibson to draw for D. 800—This not being practicable I have pointed out a mode of remittance.—He states it to be for your acco ts I have as yet rec d no directions & give this notice, lest they should have miscarried MHi : Coolidge Collection.
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 begin to send by Mail Wardeves Etats Unis—to my surprise I found this day that they had not been Sent—which I had directed to be done ontheir arrival Vol. 1. 2 go this Day. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
By the French Consul I sent down to Washington the 3. Vol Botta’s Translations—he assures me that the conveyance will be a good one & that as he knows M r Botta intimately he will do it with pleasure MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have rec d your favor of 12 th correcting an error in your statement previously made relative to the money at Mr Coopers disposal I have sent a copy to him for his Governmt. Whenever you send your orders for Paris & Lghorn they shall be attended to—I fear the event at the former place is a sign of troublesome times returning— MHi : Coolidge Collection.
In hopes that my friend that Rev d M r Bigelow of Boston may be gratified in his wish of being able to extend his tour South to pay his respects to you, I have desired him to take Charge of this Letter, to procure him this advantage He a friend of M r Tickenor’s & saw him in Europe—He was also well acquainted with Earl Buchan & has in his hands sum many of your Letters— MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have your favor of 6 Jany & have recieved Otis’s translation of Botta Vol. 1. 2—The 3 d has been published this day & I shall no doubt soon recieve it from you—I shall seize the first opportunity of send it to Botta—I informed M r Otis who is much pleased with the Circumstance & has adressed aletter to the author which will accompany the Books I shall also write at same time—It is more...
I am gratified by the receipt of your favor of 24 th The Seal is elegant simple & Classical. & I cannot doubt the superior success of an institution so liberally planned; I hope the jealousy of those who are disappointed because the managem t is not given to them will be perfectly harmless—altho’ I suppose those attached to W m & Mary, will try to give importance to their efforts I have...