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Your favors of May 25. and June 13. have been duly recieved as also the 1 st supply of Capsicum, and the 2 d of the same article with other seeds. I shall set great store by the Capsicum if it is hardy enough for our climate the species we have heretofore tried, being too tender. the Galavanic too will be particularly attended to, as it appears very different from what we cultivate by that...
Your favor of Octob. 1. came to hand with a note from mr Poindexter , on the 20 th Ult. as also the Guinea grass seed, and Capsicum . they were exactly in time for sowing and were immediately sowed. they had got mixed by the way, and the capsicum seeds were difficult to find. not more than three or four could be discovered, & these rather doubtful. I dibbled them however in a pot to give them...
I wrote you a few days ago in answer to your favor accompanying the seeds of the Guinea grass and Capsicum. the object of the present is to sollicit the protection of your cover for the inclosed letter to ensure it’s safety as far as Natches , and then your kind aid in committing it to the proper channel of conveyance. I have been told there is a post direct from Natchez to Washita . if not, I...
Your favor of Feb. 8 . was recieved on the 9 th of March. I thank you for the trouble you have taken respecting Henderson , whose testimony would have been valuable to me: but I doubt if he would have given it, having latterly had reason to suspect that himself was the cheat by whom I lose 2000. Dollars. I sincerely condole sympathise with you in the affliction mentioned in your letter....
On the 24 th of April I took the liberty of putting under your cover a letter for James L. Henderson of Washita , and in yours of May 25. you were so kind as to state to me the conveyance you had procured for it, and the probability that an answer might be returned by the same person. none having been recieved, I fear that that man Henderson does not mean to answer, altho’ in that letter I...