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    • Gelston, David
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    • Jefferson, Thomas
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In looking over my memorandums of the past year, I find a payment of $4.68 in June last for duties on a plough, since which, I have paid freight for the same from Nantz $4.40 making $9.08 which when convenient you will be pleased to hand to my friend Gen: John Smith— very truly your’s MHi : Coolidge Collection.
A small box said to contain Spanish wheat, addressed to you, has been handed to me to forward— I have this day sent it by the Scho. Ariadna, Capt. Richard Somers to the care of Messrs. Gibson & Jefferson, Richmond— very sincerely your’s MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have received your letter of the 14th instant, and have shipped the plough to the care of Messrs. Gibson & Jefferson at Richmond—I have paid $4.68 which I beg you will not trouble yourself to remit, as I will draw when a proper opportunity offers— very sincerely yours MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have lately received a plough from England, (by the ship’s manifest consigned to you) but have no invoice or letter, it is now in store—if you will be pleased to let me know the cost, I will have it entered, and send it where you shall say, if you do not know the cost, I can ascertain it by appraisal, very sincerely, and truly your’s MHi : Coolidge Collection.
David Gelston waits on Mr. Jefferson with his respectful compliments, and asks his acceptance of the newspapers accompanying, which he (DG) received late last evening— MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have received your letter of the 6th instant, with $40 62/100 being in full for my advances and leaving a balance for Mr. Cheetham of $30—which I have this day paid to him and now enclose his receipt— I am with great regard, Sir, your obedient servant, MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Your note of the 9th instant I have had the honor to receive— The amount of duty ascertained on the stylograph is $3.67. which can be remitted when convenient— With great respect, I am, Sir, your obedient servant MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Immediately on the receipt of your letter of the 6th instant, I waited on the vice President and delivered to him the one enclosed— I then had the affidavits of the officers of the Revenue Cutter taken, which are herewith transmitted— I have the honour to be with great respect, Sir your obedient servant, MHi : Coolidge Collection.
In my letter of the 29th ultimo I advised you of the receipt of a case of mustard and vinegar, which I have shipped on board the Brig Celia. Capt. Mackinzie to the care of the Collector at Alexandria, and have requested him to forward it immediately to you— I also enclose a memorandum of the expenses I have paid, amount $6.95 I have not been called upon for freight— with great regard, I am,...
I have this day received from Mr. Cathalan at Marseille’s, a letter and bill of lading for a box said to contain 48 pots mustard and 36 bottles vinegar, by the Ship Franklin just arrived, which I shall forward to Washington, or its vicinity by the first proper opportunity. The expenses attending, when ascertained, will be transmitted to you— With great regard, I am, very sincerely yours MHi :...