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You will have receiv’d advice before this of the departure of M r Jay for London. I was at Passi on friday the Docter askd me if I had seen you and if you intended to come up. I told him that from some words you made use of I judged that you had had intention to come to paris but that some difficulties at present were obstacles to your design. M r Laurence has also been at paris but only past...
ALS American Philosophical Society I am Honord with your Confidential Letter of the 22 Ulto (sans signature). A fall from my Horse by which I have my left arm Broken confines to my room and will prevent for some days longer applying to the Contents of your Enquiries wch I shall do so soon as able and transmit you every information I can obtain from the most Inteligent & impartial of our...
By last packet from New York I receivd a remittance from Virginia in two Warrants of which anext a Copy of One. Permit me to request your information of the Nature of these Grants, is it at present the time to obtain the Survey or to let the Warrant lay dormant to a future Day? In case it is most Advisable á present Survey, can farmers be obtaind to set down on the Lands and Cultivate them for...
[ Paris, 10 Apr. 1785 . Joint entry in SJL under this date reads: “Mr. Carmichael at Havre. Mr. Barclay. l’Orient and Nantes. Mr. Bonfield. Bourdeaux. Whether any vessels going to Virga. before middle of May or when? To Mr. Barcl. I acknoleged receipt of China. Whether a gentleman with valet could get passage.” None of these has been found.]
I have to acknowledge the honor of your favors of 19th. Decr. and 10 Instt. I deferd replying sooner to your favor of the 19 Decr. hoping a change of weather would have admitted my forwarding the wine you Commissiond. Within this four Days the weather is become moderate. I have in consequence forward[ed] to you four Cases containing thirty six Bottles each of our first Growth per the...
[ Bordeaux, 28 Apr. 1785 . Entered in SJL as received 5 May 1785. Not found.]
I receivd in due Course the honor of your favor of the 20th. May. I have this day given my draft on you favor of M. Parmentier for ?590.8 amount of my advances to which request you will give due honor. A Ship from Alexandria in Virginia arived at this port the 20th. Inst. By the papers up to the 6th. may it appears the back Country is settling very fast. The Crops in Virginia are Reported very...
[ Bordeaux, after 14 July 1785. ] Sends TJ a copy of a letter received by the last post from Toulon, which indicates that the Algerines’ activities are “influenced by other than their private piratical passion”; he will also advise Gov. Hancock. Tr ( DNA : PCC , No. 87, i ); 2 p.; in David Humphreys’ hand; undated; at foot of letter: “No. 9.” The text of Tr follows immediately after that of...
A Ship arrived yesterday from New Orleans. The Captain deliverd me the inclosed to you addrest. The Spaniards appear intent to whatever may tend to encrease their population. The province of Louisiana yeilds very rich produce. The two Cargoes arrived here will amount to two Millions Livres in furrs and Indigo. Their population in Spaniards, french and English amounts to Twenty eight Thousand....
I am honor’d with your favor of the 17 Instant also with the Observations of Monsieur St. Victouer, to the Contents of both I shall pay every attention. If the Cases arrive the next month they will be in time to go by the Ship Comte d’Artois bound to portsmouth and will be a perfect good safe conveyance. I have to Acknowledge the receipt of your favor of the 24 January, buissness having soon...