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My last to you was of Dec. 23. 1793. Since that I have recieved yours of Nov. 7. 11. 13. 1794. May 22. 1795. Jan. 29. My not having written to you so long a time is to be ascribed with truth to the eagerness and activity with which I am pursuing my agricultural reformations, to the habit which this has induced of procrastinating every thing which will bear procrastination, and to the...
I have to acknolege the receipt of your private letters of Apr. 2. 5. June 23. and Oct. 7. of all of which due use has been and will be made. The last was put into my hands this day: and as on the last day of the month I resign my office and set out immediately, I went immediately to a Notary to have enquiries made whether ground rents could be purchased here, as this is unquestionably the...
No. kind principal date of intert. date of transfer signer office. 521. 6. pr. C . 2,800.   Oct. 1. 1793. Nov. 18. 93 Jno Co[llins] New York } recd from Patrick Kennon 523. 3.
Con el papel de VS. de 30 de Noviembre ultimo he recivido la letra de cambio qe. me dirige de DS 1276.3. 1 á cargo de Vercruysse Herms. á cuenta de la deuda que los Estados unidos de America tienen á favor de la Rl. Hazda. de España, con cuia cantidad me dice VS. queda completo el pago de dha deuda, pero sin embargo de que aun no me han llegado las noticias totales para acreditar la mencionada...
My last letters to you were of the 12th. and 16th. of July. Since that I have recieved yours of Apr. 18. May 5. and June 6. The present occasion does not admit of my entering into particulars on the subject of your letters: I will only inform you therefore generally that the President approves of your proceedings and views. Proceed in the plan your letter of June 6. expresses; we make no other...
If this letter should reach your hands, it will be presented by Mr Lear, a Gentleman who has lived with me more than Seven years—The last four of which as my Secretary. He is now withdrawing himself from this Office; having engaged in a mercantile scheme; which, for a short stay, takes him to Europe—His conduct during the period he has resided in my family, has been so uniformly good as to...
It is thought expedient to take measures for obtaining a loan in Holland of three millions of florins; though it should not be obtainable on lower terms than five per cent interest and four per cent charges. With a view to this, and not expecting your presence at the Hague, at the time this letter shall reach Holland, I have addressed the requisite instructions for the purpose, immediately to...
Mr. Blake’s departure being, by the unreadiness of the vessel, put off till this day gives me an opportunity of inclosing you the last letters which have passed between the Chargés des affaires of Spain and myself, and which probably close this subject of correspondence here. I have the honor to be with great respect & esteem Gentlemen Your most obedt. & most humble servt RC ( DLC : Short...
Since writing my letter of 30 ult. I have received the inclosed paper containing extracts from letters of M. de Montmorin to his court while he was their Ambassador at Madrid. Without pretending to say that they contain the genuine views of Spain towards us, it must be acknoleged that had their views been such, their proceedings would have been exactly what they have been. I have thought it...
Th: Jefferson in writing to Mr. Short forgot to mention that the present occasion by Mr. Blake will be a happy one to receive from him the Letters of Fernand Cortez published by the Archbishop of Mexico (afterwards Toledo) as mentioned in 3d. Borgoyne’s travels 303. which he so much wishes to get. If Mr. Short will send it by Mr. Blake and note the price it shall be added to the first...