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I am really fearful you may suppose I have not attended to your request regarding the House which you seem’d disposed to purchase; but believe me my dear Sir I have constantly had it in mind & have made several attemps to conclude the Business with the Proprietor, but as yet without any success—The truth is, the Man does not know his own mind; one day he will sell & another he will not; He now...
As the British have blockaded the Chesapeak it has deprived us in this Quarter of any conveyance to Europe; will you therefore my dear sir be good enough to forward the enclosed letter by the first vessel going from your place to any part of Holland—as its early conveyance under present circumstances may be of considerable consequence to me— You will observe from the Papers how indignant the...
I am interested in the Cargo of the Brig Presage Capt Wm. Lawson, who is bound to Potterburgh, in order to seek a Market, which may probably be in some of the baltic Ports—possibly St Petersburgh, wither to dispose of the outward cargo, or to procure a return one or both, shou’d he therefore visit your Post, in either case, I beg you will do me the favor to afford him your kind protection. The...
I had the Honor to write you on the 22 March whereof the proceeding is a Copy. By the late arrivals we have reason to believe, that the Emperor of France means to shut all the European Ports against our vessels—it appears that most of those that are there, together their Cargoes are sequestered & many condemnations actually taken place; I am therefore afraid that not only the Property which I...
However melancholy the occasion, my dear friend, yet I cannot refrain from imparting to you the Heart breaking circumstance, which it has been the Divine Will to cause to take place—Oh my dear Sir, I cannot find words to convey to you what my sufferings & feelings on this trying occasion are: You who are so completely competent to judge, can best tell when you are apprized it, has been the...
I had the honor to write you, on the 18th: Nov. 1811, since which I have been deprived of the pleasure of any of your always highly esteemed favors. I heard with the most sincere sorrow, it had been the Divine Dispensation, to afflict you & your dear Lady with the loss of your little Daughter, I wish it was in my power to offer any Consolation on an occasion so trying & distressing; but alass...
I had the pleasure to write you on the 22nd. January last, by Mr Clay; since which I have not had the honor to hear from you. Mr Boyd being about to embark with Govermental Dispatches, for the Embassy at Ghent; I cannot refrain from dropping you a line, mostly to say, how most sincerely do I pray that you may have completed, the grand work in which you have been engaged, before this can reach...