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I am about to request a favor that will appear verry extraordinary from an entire stranger but I am under the necesity of doing it to some person who is not acquainted with me for I know of o no one with whom I am personally acquainted that is in a situation to do me the favor I am in absolute need of which is the lone of one hundred dollars for the term of one year—And then I will be punctual...
You may tell your friend Mr Cranch that I included my Correspondent among the men who were so prominent in madness as to undertake the Cure of the madness of mankind by Appeals to their Reason. I have been a fellow labourer with you in this irrational business. But we will console ourselves with the comfortable reflection that we have aimed well. Were we to live our lives over again, and...
Under an apprehension that sickness may still prevail in your family the Gentlemen, Trustees of the Agricultural Society, desirous of meeting your convenience, have directed me to propose that their next meeting should be held at the house of some other Gentleman of the Board. They have also expressed a hope that, as there has been no established order of succession as to the place of meeting,...
Thomas Jefferson Esq r on acct of Rich d Harvie In acct. with James Lyle To This sum, ⅌ Col: Jefferson’s letter, due with interest from the 19 th of April 1783 at 5 ⅌ C t ⅌ Ann:—Sterling Money
Tu m’aduli, ma tu mi piace says anÿ where Chesterfield—but so you do in a most egregious manner—but you make your Physic so highly palatable, that it is swallowed, before reason can with sufficient coolness examine, if the encomium—so kindly bestowed is really deserved. You want not to be informed—that I am highlÿ pleased, when I am favoured with your encouraging approbation—and whÿ should I...
I arrived here late yesterday eving. having taken Richmond in my route. I had the great satisfaction to find Mrs. Monroe & our youngest daughter in better health than I had anticipated, as I had to find Mr Hay & our eldest. The early hour at which the post rider has called renders it impossible for me to say any thing on publick affrs. by this opportunity. I shall immediately turn my attention...
M r Ogilvie , to whom the inclosed letter is addressed, was about the latter end of May at Columbia S.C. on his way to Lexington in Kentuckey Kentucky . presuming him to be still there I have so addressed the Letter. should he not be there, will you be so good as to superscribe the proper address, & forward it by post. if in that country, I presume his position known to you, because being...
This is to acknowledge the receipt of your favor , enclosing an order on Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson for $1000 which was punctually paid. This you will please observe, as by the enclosed statement , is not enterd to your credit on our Companys book, but to your credit on my private books where you stood debetor for the debt due Rich rd Harvie & C o The enclosed State, is made from your
Th Jefferson returns his thanks to Doct r Benjamin Franklin Thompson for the pamphlet he has been so kind as to send him, and owes him special acknolegements for the indulgence with which he has been pleased to view the general tenor of his political life. the sentiments of the pamphlet bespeak through the whole a glow of genuine republicanism, which it is ever delightful to him to percieve,...
I do Certify that I can make oath if required that in the year 1805 when I came to s t Louis to enter the Titles Papers of Elisha Winters & Gabriel Winters Lands at the Arkansas that I advised with General Wilkinson on the subject and that he advised me to Employ Rufus Easton Esqr as agent for the claim Saying at the time that he was a man of honor & abilities and would do me Justice in...