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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
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—
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...
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...
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.
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...
My valued friend M r Parr, an English Gent n of Science & fortune, passionately fond of this fav d country, has induced him to incounter many inconvenings to satisfy his anxious wishes—a transit view—(of Country - Laws . Men & Manners ) has already made a tour thro several of the Western States. principly-on foot—thro Choice —passed the late summer thro’ the Eastern—to Montreal—Quebec & c —and...
Many thanks, for your very Acceptable fav r of the 19 th my friend M r Parr, left us, 10 day since for Liverpool via Philad a much pleased with his reception—at Montpelier Monticello & Harpers ferry.—Strict inquiry have been made After M r Cardelli, and his Busts, but cannot trace either. presume a speculation of distinguish’d Names, to induce purchasers—plaster Busts—& Various Horses & c & c...