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I have bought a mule of the bearer mr Jesse Abell for eighty Dollars, and not having the money by me, I ask the favor of you to pay it for me, and it shall be repaid in cash in the course of the week, or by an order on Gibson & Jefferson at your choice which will oblige your humble servant P.S. should mr Dawson be from home I ask the same favor of mr Watson , and will call on him in a day or...
Several persons, farmers & planters of the county of Albemarle , having, during their visits and occasional meetings together, in conversations on the subjects of their Agricultural pursuits, recieved considerable benefits from an intercommunication of their plans & processes in husbandry, they have imagined that these benefits might be usefully extended, by enlarging the field of...
The walls of the Pavilion are 116.f. running measure. Cellar 2. bricks thick, 10 f. high. 24. bricks to a square foot. 24 × 10 × 116 amount to 27,840. bricks 27 84 0 Upper walls 23. f. high, 1½ brick thick. 18. bricks to a square foot. 18 × 23 × 116 48,024 say 53360 the chimney 4,752 4752 6. pilasters 1 134. 1134
A difference of opinion having arisen between the subscribers as to the construction of the words of a lease we wish to settle it amicably by a reference to persons in whose judgment & impartiality we have unqualified confidence. it is of yourselves we ask the favor to become our arbitrators, and to your award we agree mutually to submit. we are sorry to add that the question cannot be...
M. Bacon & C. Peyton have bargained for all the corn C. Peyton may have to sell—except about Seventy barrells—that is C.P. is to let M. Bacon hav e One hundred Barrells if he makes as much to sell aftar deducting the above Seventy; the Corn to be recav d between the 1 st & tenth of Nov r On the rivar bank. at Twenty Shilling ⅌ barrell payable on the
It is agreed Betwen Thomas Jefferson and Richard Durrett Both of the County of Albemarle that the said Durrett shall serve the said Jefferson one yeare as a Carpenter. and the said Durrett do by these presents Oblige himself to do what ever work the said Jefferson shall require in the Business of Carpenters work and the said Durrett Obliges himself to faithfully do his duty. the yeare...
I. II. III. Notes 1. Sep. 1. (a) my
William Ballard engages himself to serve Thomas Jefferson as an overseer at his place called Tufton during the year ensuing, to commence the 1 st day of December next and faithfully to do his duty in that capacity: and the sd Thomas Jefferson agrees to find him six hundred weight of pork, corn bread sufficient for himself & family, and a barrel of flour, and moreover to allow him sixty five...
W m Ballard in account with Th: Jefferson    D 1815. Aug. 16. To cash of Th:J. 100. Oct. 5. To order favor E. Bacon
Whereas Thomas Man n Randolph & Martha his wife by due conveyance from myself were seised in fee Simple of a parcell of Land in the County of Bedford , part of my tract of land called Poplar Forest , containing as conjectured by protraction but not known by actual Survey 1000 Acres of which parcel the said Thomas M. & Martha have conveyed to Anne Moseley 840 Acres being the part on the West...
We promise to pay the sums respectively affixed to our names, for the purpose of equipping a volunteer company when raised from the County of Albemarle to offer their services to the president of the United States for twelve months, to perform such service as shall be assigned them by the Constituted Authorities Thomas Jefferson 50 . Peter Carr 25 –
D r     Gen l Thad s Kosciusko In ℀ with John Barnes , Agent to T. Jefferson Esq r for a/  Sales in US. Treasury Notes & purchase in Colum
Doct r Barton , my friend, proposing, for the benefit of his health, a voyage across the Atlantic , and a trial of the air of Europe , will probably visit Florence in the course of his travels. he is one of the Vice presidents of the American Philosophical society , Professor of Natural history, Botany, Materia Medica, and of the Institutes and Clinical practice of Medecine in the University...
Copy of the statement of paiments furnished by Col o Bentley . ‘the following paiments have been made to mr Hanson , as p r statement given by him to the Commissioners, & by one of them to me. £ s d 1797. Aug. 5 . then rec d through the hands of
M r Bowdoin’s letter of May 1. 1807 with Ch. M. Somers’ affidavit as to the negociation for 3. millions of a s of land in the Floridas between Omeely ,
I wrote the principal Agent of the Mut l A Society ( M r S Greenhow ) on the subject of the Arrearages due the Society on Account of Hendersons Mill—he states that all claims which have Accrued since the Mill House was pulled down will be remitted—the time when that was done to be verified by the affidavit of two disinterested persons; but that all claims prior thereto would be required to be...
Thomas Jefferson Esq. o To Mutual A. Society D r 389 For Quota due 1811 12. 84
An Act for establishing a College in the county of Albemarle and for amending the act for establishing public schools. Be it enacted by the General assembly that there shall be established in the county of Albemarle , at the place which has been, or shall be established selected by the trustees of Albemarle Academy , and in lieu of such academy , an institution for the education of youth, to...
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.
Isham Chisolm in Acc t with Th:J.
Wanting in the case of the batture. (copy deliv d to Gov r Claiborne ) Edict of 1664. granting to the West India company the islands & terra firma of America & other countries. cited by mr Derbigny pa. 26 . Ordonnance des eaux et forets de 1669 . Louis XVI XIV
M r Thomas Clark of Philadelphia , author of the Naval history of the US. published not long since, has extended his views to a general history of the US. in order to furnish himself with materials he proposes to visit the several seats of the government of the separate states, in the hope of being permitted to collect in their depositories of records such materials as may contribute to his...
This Indenture made on the 18 th day of May 1812. between Thomas Jefferson of Monticello in Albemarle on the one part, and William Norvell of the county of Campbell and Charles Clay —of the county of Bedford on the other part acting herein as trustees for the sd
Cloaths for the bearer Burwell , such as he shall chuse. RC ( ViCMRL , on deposit ViU : TJP ); dateline beneath signature; written on a small scrap; adjacent to signature and dateline: “M r Leitch.” Not recorded in SJL . Burwell Colbert (1783–ca. 1862), butler, painter, and glazier, became one of TJ’s most trusted slaves. When and how he acquired the surname Colbert, which TJ seems never to...
The affectionate address of the Republicans of George Town on my retirement from public duty, is received with sincere pleasure. in the review of my political life, which they so indulgently take, if it be found that I have done my duty as other faithful Citizens have done, it is all the merit I claim. Our lot has been cast on an Awful period of human history. the contest which began with us...
John H. Craven in acc t with Th:J. 1809. To rent for this year 350– 0– 0 To amount of appraisem t at beginn g of lease 261– 10– 0 To nail account from Dec. 19. 07
1815. Oct. 7. Gen l Dearborne informs me that the plaister of Paris is brought from the head of the Bay of Funday , where it extends all along the coast Windsor is the nearest town. the price pd to the proprietor for the stone is a quarter dollar a ton; and it is quarried & brought to the water edge for three quarter dollars a ton, so that it costs at the water edge a dollar a ton. MS ( DLC );...
Resolutions. Résolutions. Resolved by the Legislative Council and by the house of Representatives of the Territory of Orleans , that the long, important and faithfull public services of Thomas Jefferson , late President of the United States , entitle him to the thanks of a gratefull nation. Résolu par le Conseil Legislatif
A Note communicated to the Editor. Our author’s classification of taxes being taken from those practised in France , will scarcely be intelligible to an American reader, to whom the nature as well as names of some of them must be unknown. the taxes with which we are familiar class themselves readily according to the bases on which they rest. 1. Capital. 2. Income. 3. Consumption. these may be...
The Author to his fellow citizens of the United States of America . I am a Frenchman by birth and education. I was an early friend to the revolution of France , and continued to support it until those entrusted with it’s helm had evidently changed it’s object direction. flying then from the tyrannies of the monster Robespierre , I found, and still enjoy safety, freedom, & hospitality among...