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My friend Doct r Joshua White—a Native of this place, whose settled residence for 18 yrs passed has been at Savannah. and for 10 yrs an Established & successfull Merchant. of the latter—2 or 3 yrs on a tour thro’ England. Scotland & c —and now, on his return to Savannah. via Charlottesville—to Staunton—wishing for an introduction to you—altho Acquainted with the Hon ble Sect y of the...
Agreable to your fav r 12 h I called at the Residence of M. Poleteca —and delivered the inclosier to his servants, who informed M r P. was then on a Visit—to Mount Vernon , and expected his Return in a day or two—I left my Name and withal—from whom the packet was recd— He Replied M r P.
M r Polettia —Russian Envoy, called on me this day requesting information—respecting the late Gen l Kosciusco ’s—Public Stock &c a &c a in Order, to make report thereof to his Goverment—that he had already addressed you on the subject but had not received any Answer—I informed— I had the Hon r of Acting (for many Years)—as your Confidential Agent—and waited—your directions whereby to govern my...
On the late distressing scene of the distroying Element, at Monticello (without the effective Aid—and Materials, to arrest its impetuos Ravages,) what painfull Anxieties—you—with the good family, must have suffered (can be more readily conceiv’d than expressed) still I Hope! has terminated —with less, serious consequences than expected.— that the Main Dwelling—the Mansion House, with its...
I have the pleasure to Acknowledge— your Esteemed fav r 14 th — should any explanation—of mine to be necessary—in the statem t of my several Acco ts —or any Agency—wherein I could be Usefull—in Aid of the Administrator— Gen l Cocke —or should his presence be Necessary here—
I have at length had an interview with the Hon: M r King , though much engaged;—who was pleased to inform me he had received a few days since a letter from General Armstrong to the following purpo r t; viz: Of your having declin’d the Trus t in favour of John Hartwell Cock Esq. of Fluvanna County in Virginia , Administrator with the will annexed of
From the statement of my account with the late General Kosciusko , transmitted the 17 th Oc t 1817 the apparent residue unaccounted for of $278. (exclusive of interest on my advance 26 th Nov. 1816 ) I beg leave to call to your recollection the very critical situation in which his finances were then in, when the unexpected unfortunate protested bill of exchange for £200. sterling was returned...
Minute of charges ags t the estate of the late General Kosciusko ,—by John Barnes , hitherto not presented, and now submitted for M r Jefferson ’s approbation, wherewith I shall be perfectly contented .—. viz,   John Barnes ’ & col d man servant’s expenditures, to & from Philadelphia
This morning the Hon ble Rufus King of the Senate called on me to make inquirey into the particulars of the late Gen l K— Affairs—having learnt of my Agency thro you &: &c—I answered him—namely—to what was generally known. viz: that the good Gen l K— had previous—to his leaving this Country left you his sole Executor—by his Will—to which—the late John Dawson —then a Member of Congress
Permit me to acknowledge your fav r of the 21 t as it containd 2 Bank Notes for Seven dollars in paym t for Gales & Seatons Acc t —was 33 Cts over pay— Moreover the pleasure Afforded me—in learning—your perfect State of health & c — PS. I cannot but lament the unfortunate delay whereby, you are deprived receiving the growing Interest and dividends—of the late