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    • Forrest, Richard
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The enclosed letter contains an acknowledgment of the remittance made to Jacob Adams for the wine imported in his Ship from Madeira, which it is right you should have. I have recd a similar one from Mr. Gelston for 146 dollars, which I am unable to send by the present Mail, having left it at home this Morn’g. The News from England has astonished every person I have heard speak on the subject....
In the letter which I had the honor to write you about a week since, I stated that Mr. McKeehan had gone to Phila., but meant to return to Geo Town in a few days, which he accordingly did on saturday last; when I stated to him the substance of what I had recd. from you on the subject of his application. He was to have proceeded on next Morn’g for Orange, which he seemed to think a necessary...
Letter not found. 7 July 1810. Described as a one-page letter in the lists probably made by Peter Force (DLC, series 7, container 2).
Letter not found. 25 July 1810. Calendared as a two-page letter in the lists probably kept by Peter Force (DLC, series 7, container 2).
6 August 1810, Washington. Proposes that he should go to Florida, posing as an ordinary tourist, seek information on the sympathies of the people, and prepare a secret report. Speaks of acquaintances already in Florida. “My plan would be, to hear and observe all that might be passing, & without expressing any opinion of my own.” Also suggests a method of passing on his information to Captain...
Having but this moment returned from Marlbro’ where I went on Saturday even’g on a visit to my family, I have only time to offer my best thanks for your esteemed favor of the 9th inst, and to assure you that, I most cordially acquiesce in the plan which you recommend to be pursued in the case to which I refered in my letter of the 6th. inst. I am happy to learn that the National Intelligencer...
Letter not found. 27 August 1810. Calendared as a one-page letter in the lists probably kept by Peter Force (DLC, series 7, container 2).
I have the pleasure to confirm the news of the arrival of the Blanchy from Algiers, which brought out a Horse for Doctr. Thornton, and 8 Sheep, 20 Bushls. of Wheat, a Basket of seeds and a Cask of Grape vine Cuttgs. for you. These very articles with the addition of several others including two Jack Asses, I not only requested Coln. Lear to send me; but I sent a Yellow man in the Brig with...
The enclosed Bill was left with me a day or two ago by Mr. Whetcroft, with a request that I would forward it to you. Altho’ I took no Copy of the hurried Note I wrote you by the last Mail, I have an impression, that I pushed the idea, of part of the articles brought by the Blanchy being for me, to an extent not fully warranted by circumstances, or by delicacy, neither of which, I would...
On the rect. of your respected favor, I prevailed on Mr. Eno to go to Alexa. and examine the Merino Sheep addressed to Mr. Hoe. Mr. H was not at home, nor expected ’till the sale, which would have been too late for those Advertised by Mr. Barry; and having a little business of my own here, I concluded it would be best to come on and bring Mr. Eno with me to take both chances; I therefore...