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I hasten to Acknowledge your esteemed favor dated the 3d. Inst. received by yesterdays post, covering Certife. No. 1464. for 7504.42 dollars deferr’ed Stock (the Honble: Wm. Shorts Esqr.) with power for my disposal, as well, to receive, the further Interest due, the insuing 1st. July, said to be 314.55 and with their proceeds, to honor your several drafts, of the 3d: 4th. and 5 Inst: viz....
My last to you, was of the 6th: Instant. Since when, I am without any of your favors—nor has this Market varied the least, in point of a rise, but rather dull and stationary from 14/2–3 and 4 the most. Wether or not, the uncertain effects of the suspended treaty has contributed thereto, I am at a loss to determine but so it is—very few Orders indeed have of late Arrived from Europe. Till of...
MS ( DLC : William Short Papers); in Barnes’s hand.
I am happy in being favored with yours of 18th—on Receipt of which, I opened the Box, and shall repack, the enormous tooth, Address, and deliver it, as directed. Annexed, you have Invoice of sash doors, as well your account up to this day, which on examining—I trust and hope will be found pretty Correct; though different—from yours’s in some items—and mode of Statement: if any errors—pray Note...
In conformity to your favor 31st. past, I have transposed—to your debet $47.25 and to Mr. Lott, Credit for said Amount, being the Ballancing Amount of said Gentleman’s account rendered him—through you 30th June, at least, my Ledger tells me so; if not correct, I hope Mr. Lott, will please Notice it—and shall at all times be happy, in Rendering him, any services here, I am Dear Sir Most...
Your favor 2d: received Yesterday, advise, your having drawn on me for $330: at 10 days on Mr. Shorts account will be duly honored. The excess of Messrs. Trumps and Stocks account you will find particulars of, in my Invoice 18th July with charges deducted $96.83. I most sincerely wish, I could say—the fever abates; if we are only so happy as to Arrest its progress, and wait patiently the...
I am this Instant favoured with yours, 25th Ulto: and Note your Additional draft, to the Order of Messrs. C. Johnston & Co: for $650. as well $210. to the Credit of Mr. P. Lott. Very fortunately, the inclosed pamphlett, (which you request,) was some few days since, left with me—in the state you find it. Mr. H—has assuredly, reduced his Consequence, to the most degrading and Contemptable point...
Your two favours of the 8th: are at hand, and Mr. Callendar wrote to—as you desired. Your power of Attorney—though One Witness Only—was—by sending it, to Grays ferry, confirmed by the Comptrollar—and Colo. Monroes draft, shall meet my pointed Attention. From the late frosts, our Neighbours are daily returning to Town—too early I fear, from the continued indisposition of sundry persons...
The fate of Our subscriptions to the Loan of five Millions —is already made known,—for every 4,000—14 Certificates —and Nearly in that proportion thro out,—the subscription Money on the 26—to be withdrawn—will be repaid—I expect, in a few days— If the 42—can be consolidated in the Name of William Short, I shall have it done—or—wait the indorsemts. The sloop Little Jim—is almost loaded, & the...
The within six Certificates for 42 shares of the Loan for five Millions (just now recd) are handed you, for the proper Assignmts—and to be Returned me, in Order to be filled up—as ⅌ er installments, (the 2d:) on, or before the 10th Next Mth, yet should they not reach me in time, I shall nevertheless—pay the Amt $525.— the price of Scrip is 30 ⅌ Ct and should it rise even to 100—is only 12½ ⅌...
Your two favrs. 15th & 16th Ulto. were duly recd, and would have been Answered before this, but, in the hope, of succeeding—in procuring for you Myers Accot. of his travels in France 2 Volo: P.P. had not got it, or, any Other, Book store in Town. at least, I inquired of several, and left Order, with, Dobson, to procure them for me, if to be had. even at second hand—is now the Only chance...
I have now the pleasure to hand you, the Annexed Inv $61.88 as well, Mr Bartram & your particulars—am fearfull these plants, by their long delay, and close package, will receive injury. Had I known, they had not, been bespoke—ere you left Town, I should have, had them, on Board the Little Jim—12th Ulto— I have taken the liberty of inclosing my letter to Doct. Bache—under Cover to...
since my letter of this date—I have to add, That in my letter to you of the 2d. I had given—Assurances of your three several letter packages being on Board the Ship Stadt, Hamburgh. (not in the least doubting, but they would be received) It was however with difficulty I got permission (thro the influence of a particular Mercht.) to Ship the Two Boxes—On delivering my single package which...
since my last respects, of the 6th: Ulto. I am without any of your favrs:, or Ansr: to mine 17th March when I inclosed Six certificates (42 shares 8 ⅌ Ct loan) on Mr Shorts a/c to be transferred & returned (Tho not, very Material)—as I can—without them—Continue to pay their monthly Installmts.— but I am, no less uneasy—least, Accident, or indisposition may have intervened. your ill fated,...
The good Genl. Moylan on presenting your Order—paid me Instantly—$113.33 as heretofore for One Yrs. rent. Mr Lewis I presume—gives himself no thought about your demand—unless I should call—to remind him—of his Neglect, or to form some Oth⟨er⟩ triffling excuse to protract the pay⟨m⟩t. of it. ⟨i wou⟩ld wait on him again with pleasure—If I fo⟨res⟩aw a probability of his not making—his...
I have at length the pleasure of Acknowledging—recpt: of your esteemed favr : 17th: with Minute—of yr. Appt: a/c—inclosed; you have mine, up to the present. Appr.imate Balla: in my favr. $60.49½-—which on examining, I hope will be found nearly Correct, and by this you—will be inabled, to Correct the statemt. you had the trouble—to form—from yr. Memoms.— —Mr Roberts spoke to me, some time since...
Your favrs: 26th & 31st. passed—I recd 8th. Inst, and now inclose you, Mr Brands patent, for, 1000. Acres, (my Usual charge on these are 1 dollar)—Mr Trump—has your draft for doors—and promise, of compleating them—in 20 or 30 days. he is busily employed at Frankford. from whence he Returns to Town every saturday Evening— you have I presume recd letter of advice, and shipment of Rod Iron from...
Tho’ I have not Since in Europe had the happiness of receiving a Line from you Mr. Jefferson, yet esteeming you not merely my chief Patron, but the Great Patron of the Liberal principles of Philosophy, Republicanism, Virtue, & Universal Philanthropy, gratitude impels me to address you as Occurrent circumstances indicate— Having given my Sentiments generally in my Last dated Octr. 25th. 1799. &...
Thomas Jefferson Esqr: In a/c with John Barnes. 1800. Mar 17 To Amot due ⅌ a/c rendrd:  £67.84½ " J Birch 5.–   18 himself  50.–   20 6 Bank Notes 470.–   " Sloop Sally
On your departure, I set abt. Collecting and Arranging your several items & packages,—all but to dates & tongues. (not to be had.) have now the pleasure handing you particulars—as well a/c to this day. EE.— —Mr Sheaff, on whom I called several times, as Often Assured me, his packages—would be ready at an hours notice—to Morrow & to Morrow: seemed to triffle with me, and when I asked to see...
Thomas Jefferson Esqr. In a/c with John Barnes 1800 1800 May 13th To T. S. Parks   $7.40. May 12 By Appt Balle ” Phillips    4. agreed to $305.51. ” T. Dobson   52.91. 24 By Appt. Balle favr JB. card. to New a/c
I arrived here last Evening in 35 hours—and calling at the post Office this Morning I found—your Esteemed favr. 19th.—The One you addressed to Mr Trump I have forwarded & likewise wrote & given full directions Respecting the Young Mans going via Richmond ⅌ water— Mr John Richard —whom I have left in Charge of my Bank a/c notes of hand &c: with directions to treat, & purchase a Bill of ex—(near...
I had the pleasure addressing you 22d—Inst. since when, have been inabled to state—what I presume to be, the Nt Balce.—on your, & Mr Randolphs 4th: Instal[mt.] becoming payable 18th Next Mo, say $193.51 as ⅌ a/c Annexed and should, your Occasional drafts, exceed that Amot:—do not, I pray you, hesitate in drawing them—Allowing me, time suitable, to the immediate Occasion—Your 1st: Octo....
Your Esteemed favr 5th. addressed to me at Washington (instead of this Place) did not reach me Untill the 15th.—by Your expected Arrival the 17th. I did not think of Answering it, but immediately sent on your several packages—and uncased them at Mr Conrades.—your Accomodations are eligant, and the Other Rooms filled with your particular friends—Messrs: Langdon Baldwin Brown &ca—are every...
The Weather is realy too bad, to walk, or I should have waited on you personaly I am almost certain, you must, be in want of some little matters.—If you Approve of these two hankerfs:—I can procure more at same Rate ie, 4/6—and should you think of any Other Article—Mr. Mc.Munn—or his servant—is almost every day in Town, and calls, here—you could be Accomodated without the trouble of sending...
The inclosed 3, Cks. Amt $243.50 I hope will meet your wishes—I could Value my self on my Correspondt. Mr John Richards—as—I have more than the Above Amt still in his hands— your watch is already—with the Watch Maker—I have sent to you ⅌ the bearer, five dollar, in small change not very readily—to be had. here— I am sir your Obedt. H. svt RC ( ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers); at foot of text:...
I have already by this Eveng Mail remitted Messs: G & J.   $384.43, and Credited Mr Shorts a/c     535.83 is $920.26. to your debit, which presume will meet your wishes.—On the 12th. Inst: I, remitted said Gent: $148.48½ Mrs Keys 5th. and last installmt:— with great Esteem—I am sir your Obedt: H st: RC ( ViU ); written on a scrap of paper bearing faint impressions of other text, probably in...
As I ought not, any longer, defer, writing to Mr Short, in Answer, to his last favr: 1st: Octr: I have subjoined a statemt. of his a/c copy of which I submit to you, for your perusal and Amendment (if necessary.)—Should it meet your Approbation, you will please retain it—I have the Original before me.—to correct, if needfull—I shall then prepare two setts to forward Mr Short.—first, ⅌ the...
Inclosed I return you Copy of my a/c & letter to Mr Short, the Original, & duplicate of which, shall be, as you have Corrected.—I have also sent ⅌ Mr Dunn—2 pair Black silk Stockings—the largest & Best, of the Merchandize—Mr Pickford—my Assistant brought me from Baltimore—Mr. Latimore had a pair of them, Yesterday, in lieu of a former pair (smaller—p 34ƒ)—these are Only 28ƒ a pair—and I think...
It Occurs, to J Barnes, that the salaries or Compensations are all regularly Accounted for—and Warrants issued therefor, immediately After, 31st. Mar: 30th June. 30th sepr & 31st decr. And that, in Case any One Office, is closed—or Vacated—by death, resignation—or removal, &c. each Accot. is made up, to the day it happens—but the Accot. is not Usually passed—untill the expiration of the...
The $1500 to Messrs G & J. shall be remitted to them on Monday—or Tuesday if US. Bank paper is to be Obtaind. from the B. of Columbia—Rapine & Co., Carpenter S H Smith & Stewarts —shall be Attend to on Monday—as well the Currt. Exps of Househd. I have sent, by Mr. Dougherty $70. in the smallest change Obtainable—my several a/c Copies are looking up—in Order to correct errors & Omissions— I am...
I was last Evening honred: with your favr: Monticello 11th . Inst: with Memdm: for, 250 square feet sheet Copper, for covering, part, of your house— The exact particulars—I have by this post, transmitted to my Correspondt: Mr Richards Philada. who I have no doubt, will Attend Minutely to your instructions—and shipp it, with the files and Chissills—by very first Vessel, with Bill Lading, to...
The inclosed $350. will I hope, Accomodate, in lieu of a draft on the Collector. they may be remitted—either— whole or Cut , but by Keeping a Minute of their letter, No: &ca (in Case of Accident) will save the extra trouble of sending seconds—postage &ca— Mr Peales $30. shall be remitted him—and Colo. Hoomes, $300—paid: when presented— I am sir your most Obedt: H st Mr Rapine left word this...
I should have waiting upon you early—this Morning (had the weather permited.)—to have presented personally—the enclosed Letter, Invoice—and sketch of your a/c—their Appearance at first View may alarm you—as the Amot: far exceeds—your minute of them 5th. Inst:—but when the additional stock, of sundry Necessary Articles—Imported Here and Richmond Invoice &c.—the difference is soon reconciled—I...
Thomas Jefferson Esq. 1801 To Thomas Carpenter Dr. May 1.— Dr C To Facing an under Waistcoat with Silk 1.25 To a pr. of twilled fancy Cord Breeches, pearl buttons 7.25 To Making a Coat, trimings lining and Stays for the Coachman }
—free from the pressing Cares of Government I hope you may enjoy at last sir […] [the sweets] of Domestic happiness—without [allay]. —The master of the sloop with whom I intrusted your packages of groceries, and 5 lbs. plaister of Paris—from hence to Alexandria intended for the Sloop Abigal & Rebecca from there to Richmond as the latter had left Alexandria the Evening before—was so obliging as...
I have already dispatched Original & duplicates each, of the inclosed letters & a/c in Philada. and transmitted duplicate thereof for your [government?]. —Some few days since both the plaisterers called on me, respecting their intended Journey. the small Man (for I do not recollect his Name) was very urgent to set out immediately ⅌ land. the other proposed—going ⅌ water to Richmond—in the...
The suspected— King , have absconded, After being taken by the Constable for debt. it also Appears by his plaistering—lately at Mr Dorseys he was—but a very indifft. Workman.—Mr Martin Wanscher the other Plaisterer—his detention has been Occasioned by a disputed a/c with his late employer a Mr Hugh Densley —who unable to pay.—of course unwilling to adjust his a/c Obliged—W. to sue him—and by...
Mr Andrews after two Messages—sent his Assistant to inform me, the ornaments were securely packed up. in one large Case & 3. middle size Boxes. I prevailed with him to go with them—that very Eveng. (Friday.) or early next morning from the point—to Alexandria in order—if possible—to meet Mr. Wanscher who perhaps had not yet left that port, or—in Case he had left it, to see them shipped on...
Your two favrs 21. & 22d. are at hand. and I hope the plaisterer —as well the missing bbl. plaister are also Arrived with you.—that your experiments on the New tried matter of the Cow pox, meet your most sanguine wishes, must of course (—from its happy & most extray. effects.) become generally—to be practised, for the Benefit of the present, & future generations.—Mr Rapin, expects Mr Le Mair...
Your esteemed favr. 28th. Ulto., recd the 1st Instant—with the several paymts. to be made at Norfolk, Alexandria and Philada. together—with the few remaining debits here, including the Necessary disbursemts. of Househd: &c. see—sketch . inclosed […] shall be pointedly Attended to. —of course, on a present View of my Finances, I find, it will be Absolutely Necessary for me—to defer my setting...
By not being favd: with a letter, last week, was probably owing—to my supposed Absence.—since my last of the 7th. (with inclosed sketch.) paymt: & receivals—the former have been reduced $2089.23. as at foot. that of Mr Gilpin was paid by Mr Rapin—at Alexandria on his own a/c last week: and the Liqueurs he took charge off.— On the 10th I was favd: with a 2d letter from Doctr Edwards inclosing...
By the time this reaches you, 24th–25th I flatter myself, your Chariot, is nearly at Havre de Grace, on its way to Washington—As, on receipt of your favr. 12th recd the 15th. I instantly set ab: the means of procuring, an Able & steady pair of horses.—which we effected late on the 16th. shod & prepared on Thursday and on Friday morning early. Mr Dougherty set off from your stables with...
By favr Mr Claxton I have the pleasure to hand you, the inclosed five post Notes— the most eligible I could procure for the purpose of remittance—I decided Mr Peytons—on the supposition of their being more convenient—in passing.—their Notes I find are quite Currt. at Richmond Mr Davison tells me—he makes Constant remittance on them to Mr Heath — I am Sir your very Obedt servt: NB. I have...
It appears the following are the remaining a/c for which JB. have not recd Orders upon viz. Order I presume in favr of Mr Rapin— 286.98. Capt. Lewis last 3 mos. Compensation } 150. presume may be passed to his Ct with JB. and charged you for probably there will be a Mr Andrews for Composition Ornaments a/c Also Mr March’s Book binders a/c Those at Philada—JB have minute of Accts to 958.62 If...
The inclosed $20 is the nearest possible viz No 122. T. of the 2d. Augt. 1800—B. US. which I presume will answer for the prest. for the 75 Cts may be accounted for at a more favble. opporty— I am Sir your most Obt. Servt. Your powers to Mr. Smith Cashr. of the Bank penna. shall be remitted him. RC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr.” In his financial memoranda on this day, TJ...
Memdm. from this statemt. if Correct—       Exclusive of the within Balance     $1656.72. M Lewis Note of the 9th: Novr.— a 60 days become payble: 10 Jany } for 1000.       2656.72. To meet which, the Compensation due 4th. Jany. recevable 7th Jany }
May this meet you amidts the social scene of Domestic happiness!—Contrasted, with the late trying perplexeties—of disappointed Ambitious Men—are disquietudes inseperable with your preeminent station—though shielded by the most Virtuous Actions.— I judge it, necessary to inform you, that my Note in favr of ML ., was unsuccessfull at B. of C. thro. the want of B. paper to draw upon—This resource...
On the 19th. I was hond. by your favr. 14th.—had my dependence rested wholly on the successful event of a disct. at B of C. it would most Assuredly have been a serious misfortune—but your next Mos. Compensation will prove equally effective—as well curtail an useless expence of $21.—nor will any demand, on your a/c be. in the least suspended. by that disappointment—discounting—in many Cases—is...
Allow me Sir, to make my most grateful acknowledgemts. for your Acceptable communications last Evening —Under a pressure of disappointmt. and indisposition—they were indeed; very consoling. in whatever situation it may be thought, necessary, for me to be employed in—suited—to my small Abilities, & time of Life—I shall most cheerfully, exert them, and hope to Merit the favr. And if Sir, I can...