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I have duly recieved your favor of July 20 th and thank you for the trouble you have been so good as to take in the case of M. Beauvois . to this I will not add by troubling you with the further enquiries you so kindly offer to make if necessary. it will be the duty of M. Beauvois’ agent to give me any further information necessary, as I am only requested to advise him in his proceedings. this...
I have lately recieved a letter from mr Mazzei in which he sais ‘I have several times mentioned to you the unhappy state of the poor old sisters of our deceased friend Bellini . referring you to former letters, I will only add to what I have before said, my prayers for your aid in to the interests of these poor & distressed old women.’ On recurring to our former correspondence on this subject...
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Galloway and his thanks for the papers he inclosed. they furnish proofs of his firm perseverance in the principles of sound patriotism. retired himself to scenes of tranquility and repose, he trusts with entire confidence to the vigilance of his republican fellow citizens to render harmless all designs against our happy constitution. he prays mr...
I have lately recieved a letter from M. de Beauvois of Paris stating the claims of Madame Beauvois to the property of her brother M. Piernetz , in the county of New Kent , claimed & held by a mr Ratcliffe of that county, under a supposed will of m
1 August 1811, Glasgow. Has read that there are 33,000 weavers in New York. Information from his son in Philadelphia indicates that “Manufactury in said Country is but in its Infancy.” Wishes to inform JM of the steps taken by Great Britain to improve the weaving business in Scotland. A board of trade was created “for fisheres Manufactures and Improvements in Scotland,” with trustees, which...
M r Thomas Taylor an acquaintance of mine having lately purchased some land near the West-ham ferry, it occurred to me that he would probably purchase the lots which I recollected to have heard you say you owned there.—On mentioning it to him, I found him very anxious to purchase. As the place can never more be of any value as a landing, unless we suppose the Canal to be abandoned, I conclude...
Having received your very acceptable letter of the 14 th of April in the midst of the hurry & anxiety of my departure for Philadelphia , I did not acknowledge its receipt untill after my arrival in that city; and then only cursorily, and with a wish that my silence might not appear to have been the effect of insensibility to your kindness. I remained in Philadelphia more than six weeks,...
I have several sweet letters from you the last of which is the 20th of this month. The table of Cider and health and Rum and death I have given to Dr Tufts who will propagate it. It is a concise but very comprehensive result of long experiences, Attentive observation, and deep and close thought. I was too wise to go to the great celebration. the heat would have killed me. It was here as with...
yours of July 21, I received by the last Mail I was just going to ask the cause of your long Silence, when your Letter arrived and fully explaind it to me. I regrret that it arose from so many painfull causes, but our Lot is a Checkerd one. I have had a Share of late my dear Sister, whose Life I despared when I wrote last to you, Still Survives, for some little time We flatterd ourselves that...
No more scolding about your accounts—No more petty complaints about trifles instead of hearty thanks for the faithful care, and trouble which you have taken in the management of my affairs—The hints about the state of your health, given in your letter of 7. April No 16/6 which I received the 22. of this month, have not only given me the heart-ache in themselves, but have brought me under my...