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I have the honor to ask your acceptance of the portrait herewith transmitted, of my late lamented father, and also, to assure you that the same feeling of pure friendship and esteem for your exalted character, which was ever uppermost in my late fathers bosom, and also in that of my late uncle John Langdon glows as fervently in the heart of truly your devoted Servt. RC (DLC) .
I have recd. your letter of the 27th. Ult. accompanying the introductory one from my friend Mr. Joy. It is not probable, had you made your intended visit, that I could have given you as useful advice on the object of your pursuit as may be obtained from other sources, especially as Virginia may not be the State, in which you would prefer an establishment. I may say nevertheless, that the...
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 12th. inst., inclosing fifty dollars for the use of the American Colonization Society. Permit me to say on behalf of the Board, that they entertain a due sense of this and other indications of various kinds, heretofore given, of your attachment to the cause of African Colonization. To the Managers it is a source of pleasure and...
You have probably been informed by Mr Jno., H, Lee of Kentucky of an arrangement which he made with me, in relation to my paying you some money. He sent you by me $400 & requested me to advance six or eight hundred more, which he would replace to me on my return, The business has been delayed in consequence of my funds not being ready when I came. I have now $800 in the hands of Doct H, N,...
Mr. J. C. Hamilton has the Honor to acknowledge the receipt by this days Mail of the Extract from Mr. Madisons notes of the Debates in the Convention of 1787. He is duly sensible of Mr. Madisons prompt acquiescence to his request for a copy of this paper and begs leave through him to present his most respectful compliments to Mrs. Madison. RC (DLC) .
I have shown to son Robert the letter from E. H. Taylor to you and have received for answer that he has put some papers of the late Colo. Francis Taylor into the hands of Mr. Archibald Magill Green, of Richmond, who for a portion of what may be recovered, has undertaken to investigate & prosecute his claim. Mr. Green is experienced in these matters, and thinks he shall be able to succeed in...
Your letter of the 30th. Ult was duly recd. with the little volume to which it refers. The facts contained in this, are an acceptable appendix to the stock of information on a subject which has awakened much curiosity. I the less wonder at the relish shewn for such a treat as you have provided, considering the plums & the sauce you have added to the pudding. Altho’ the state of my eyes permit...
You are aware of the loss the University is sustaining by the resignation of Doctr Dunglison, and must be equally so, of the difficulty of filling the vacancy. There is no prospect of doing it from the Faculty of Virga. I hope you will have turned your thoughts to the subject, and I must ask the favor of you to avail yourself of the opportunities you have, especially if you should visit...
My friend Dr Patterson & myself have arranged our University matters in such sort as to be able to pay a hurried visit to his Daughter on the Rappahannock; where we shall pick up Miss Leiper, who will return with us to the University. It is my earnest desire to pay my respects to you, and Dr. Patterson & Miss Leiper will probably accompany me. We shall be at Montpellier on Tuesday the 2d....
I have received your letter of the 5th inst: It would have given me much pleasure to have aided you in your search for information relative to the military services of your two Uncles; but neither my personal recollections, nor acquired knowledge, put it in my power to do so. In consequence of a like application from Mr. R. H. C. Taylor, I had endeavored in vain to trace thro’ the oldest...