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Since my note to you of 5th October last with a copy of the proceedings of the late convention of this State, I have discovered, that another copy has been printed at Albany far preferable to the one I sent you, it RC ( DLC ). Fragment. Docketed “Gelston, D.” by JM . The letter has not been found, but the copy of the proceedings first sent was probably [Charles Glidden Haines], Two Speeches,...
Your letter of the 11th. instant I have had the pleasure to receive, and feel my self very much obliged for the information it contains. Agreeably to your request, I called at the Custom house, and received the Collector’s account which is herewith enclosed. Wishing you every happiness, I am, very sincerely your friend, and obedient servant. RC ( DLC ).
In a tour last summer I found a remarkable species of wheat, a Gentleman gave me four Kernels, with the following account, that a Gentleman in Vermont had imported a package of goods from China, after opening it he found from the straw threw out, a single blade which he cultivated and which produced the wheat. On the 15th September last I planted the 4 grains about 6 inches from each other,...
The enclosed was received in due course, no proper opportunity presented until a few days since, on presenting the letter, the Gentleman observed, that Mr Gill had left Halifax, and he believed for the United States, but for what State he did not know. I have thought best to return the letter to you, if I should learn where Mr Gill is, I shall advise you. Very respectfully, I am, Sir, your...
§ From David Gelston. 24 July 1815, New York. “I wrote to you on the 22 [not found] & en[c]losed you Bill of lading of wine by the Scho Free Mason—enclosed is the bill of cha[r]ges.” FC and FC of enclosure ( CtMyMHi : David Gelston Papers). FC 1 p. The enclosed account, dated 24 July 1815, listed duties and other charges totaling $45.22. The FC of the enclosure (1 p.), written on the verso of...
5 October 1810, New York. Encloses a copy of a bill from London for the expenses—“£2.13.2 Sterlg is $11.01”—for a pipe of brandy. Will remit the amount. RC ( DLC ). Docketed by JM. Enclosure not found.
Your letter of 29th ultimo with $20. I have recieved, the box of hams I have forwarded to Chancellor Livingston. The sundry payments made are stated at foot, receipts enclosed, the bal: $2.46 will remain in your favor in Y/a. My son says he does not recollect the cost of the book it was however a mere trifle, very truly yours 30 May pd. duties on goods 5.79 6 July " Mer: Ad: 10 — 9 " " fret....
21 May 1810, New York. Has received a letter from John Martin Baker at Cagliari by the ship Charles and Harriet . Baker has sent for JM “a cheese, a box citron, some olives &ca.,” which Gelston will ship at the first opportunity. RC ( DLC ). 1 p.
5 March 1810, New York. Has received JM’s letter of 1 Mar. [not found] with its enclosure. Encloses the receipt. Has directed that the paper be discontinued. RC and enclosure ( DLC ). RC 1 p. Enclosure (1 p.) is a receipt dated 4 Mar. 1810 for $10, “being the amount of the Years subscription to the American Citizen Sent to the President of the United states to the present date,” signed by...
12 December 1809, New York. Has delivered pipe of brandy to Mr. Forrest and paid the enclosed waybill for $54.11. The Phoenix Insurance Company was consignee. RC and enclosure ( DLC ). RC 1 p. Enclosure 1 p.