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Mr Willard of Roxbury near Boston, who has come on to the University with the large clock of which he is maker, is desirous on his return, to avail himself of the first and last opportunity that will ever offer for paying his respects to you; and I accordingly take the liberty of giving him this introduction. With profound respect Your obedt. Servt. RC ( ViHi : Nicholas P. Trist Album Book)....
I thank you, Sir, for the volume on the Principles of health which you have been so kind as to send me and which I shall certainly read with pleasure but, besides that I am not a competent judge of the merit of works in that line of science it is proper for me to observe that in no line whatever do I presume to give opinions of this kind for the public. my opinions, given without intention or...
My right arm and hand have become so enfeebled that I am under the necessity of borrowing another to acknowledge receipt of your obliging favour of Jany. 25th: The question you state to me is of so much importance and the decision of it leads to consequences so extensive that a volume might be written in favour of the affirmative and another in favour of the negative. My forces are not...
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...
I have the honor to enclose for your acceptance the documents connected with the communication made to both Houses of Congress, at its late session, by the late President of the U. States, on the subject of locating the Indians, now within our States & Territories, West of the boundaries of Missouri & Arkansas. I accompany them with the assurance of my highest respect & esteem. RC ( DLC )....
After waiting somewhat impatiently I allow for your last it came to hand on friday & delighted me exceedingly as it contained much information concerning our classmates of whom I hear nothing in any other way. One thing I have heard however by the newspapers which I should have preferred not to have heard I mean the deat h of Levett. It would seem that we have hardly yet been long enough...
My visit to Bedford has been delayed by a serious accident to my mill. the workman on whom I relied, went on a journey, then returned and died, so that I have had to attend to it day by day myself. it will be finished and agoing tomorrow, and we shall set out for the Forest the next morning (Friday) the waggon starts this morning with a Harpsichord and some necessaries & baggage and will...
The approach of the semiannual meeting of the Visitors of the University renders it interesting to learn the probable fate of our application to Congress on the subject of the duties. and the more so, as we gave our bonds personally for the amount, on the presumption that before they should become due Congress would have had time to decide the question. I am well aware how uncontrolable the...
Your three last journals are three Pearls—I have not been able to thank you for either—untill now, they bear the form and impression of the age—they let me into the Characters of Statesmen, Politicians, Orators, Pacts, Courtiers, Convivialists, dancers Dandy’s and above all, of Ladies of whom I should no Nothing, without your kind assistance—I am a little surprised at the depth of your...
Your letter of the 9 th did not come to hand until yesterday (Friday) and the Charlottesville mail had left Lynchburg the evening before. as the next mail will not reach you until the evening of Saturday next, and I shall be at home to dinner the next day I have thought it safer to carry your blank myself than to trust it by mail. it will be equally ready for the Richmond mail of Tuesday. The...