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I have the satisfaction to inform you, that, in spite of the wet weather, we have completed about eighty thousand bricks; which shall be prepared for burning the last of next week. I must beg you will not engage the workmen for the building ‘till you again hear from me; which shall be before your deporture from Poplor Forest . The objection which I made, in my letter to you , against the...
when you was hear Last you mentioned to me that m r Jerdon wished to helpe me in Doeing this work for the Cellorz —but on Reflecttion I will not have any thing to Doe with Jerdon in any Shape W a hat Ever for a Bisness of the Sort I dislike and M r Perry will make the b
§ From Hugh Chisholm. 13 December 1814, Charlottesville. “You will please have your Account against me Since our last Settlement arranged. in order for a final Settlemen⟨t⟩ by the first of January next at which time I expect to be in the City of washington for that express purpose.” RC ( DLC ). Docketed by JM .
I have done the plaistring and have begon To Lay the Stone wall myself as you have maid a much Longer stay in albermarle than I Expected—I have been afraid that some accident must have Happened from your delay—if it should be the case I pray you would write amediately the size of the Bilding and the openings and whether I shall Bild the pillers with Circulor Brick or with Squar Bricks the...
13 October 1812, Charlottesville. “I have this day drawn on you at eight to pay moses Sammuel and James Leitch for the Some of two hundred dollars I hope it will be convenient for you to honor I was sorry that I Could not see you when you was in Orrang on the account of sickness.” RC ( DLC ). 1 p.; docketed by JM. A note at the foot of the page in JM’s hand reads, “$200 pd. as drawn.”
Some time ago I give Mr James Leitch a draft on you, for $200 without mentioning the thing to you, before, which I ought to have done, therefore I will thank you to pay it when you find it convenient. We are at this time ingage on the other wing we got it to the Serface of the ground, and will use Every Exersion to finish it with Speed the other wing I will finish against you come hare, I am...
Hugh Chisholm in account with Th: Jefferson D 1807. Dec. 8. To remitted through E. Bacon 20. 1808. Jan. 5. To d o 100. Feb.
I rote You some time a go for some monney it have not come yet to hand I wist you to send it to Milton but as I am going to Leave the nebourhood in a day or too, you will please to send 150$ Dollars to Richmond By the eights of next mounth which will soot me as well as to get it hear I hope you will please not to disapoint me in geting it in richmond and you will much obblige your friend and...
I recivd your Letter with Thanks and I must therefore Call on you for 150 dollars to pay negros hire and some other Little moneys which I owe I am now at work for mr Realey on Buckiland near Milton I am yours with esteem MHi : Coolidge Collection.
As I am Longer making the bricks than I Calculated on I think proper to mention The reason to you. The weather has been so very Damp, that they did not drye as fast as I could wish to handle them, to go it with them. I finished making Last tuesday, and if it had been drying weather by this day, I woud have had them burnt. I have got six or eight thousand drying by fireing of them in the tracks...