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Th: Jefferson asks the favor of Cap t Peyton ’s company to dinner tomorrow on peas. RC ( DLC ); written on a small scrap; dateline at foot of text. Not recorded in SJL .
I was much pleased to learn you had set up business in Richmond in the mercantile way, and I sincerely wish you success in it. it will be an easier life than that of a camp, and a happier one. my dealings are chiefly of course in this place, yet there have been often occasions in which I have wished for some mercantile connection in Richmond , for supplies of things not to be had here, or at...
According to your kind permission I am beginning to be troublesome to you. I have occasion for 8 tons of plaister of Paris, and mr Randolph informs me it is to be had at Rockets’s for 9.D. and he names a mr Mordecai who has a large quantity there. will you be so good as to procure me that quantity & engage the Milton boats to go down to Rocket’s for it, which I am told they will do for a...
Your favor of the 10 th is recieved and communicated to the family, and we all join in thankfulness for the kind offers of service. these we shall accept with frankness if occasion occurs, because we are assured of the good will with which they are offered, and we shall never be happier than when we can be useful to you. we are in the hope that your business will permit you occasionally to...
I must ask the favor of you to purchase for me 6 gross of the best corks to be had in Richmond , and to send them by the stage to Milton to the address of mr Vest postmaster, the season for using them being now actually upon us. mr Gibson as usual will be so good as to pay the bill. affectionately and respectfully yours PoC ( MHi ); on verso of reused address cover to TJ; at foot of text: “Cap...
During an absence of 27. years from Europe , the ordinary course of mortality, aided by a bloody revolution & active guillotine has swept off nearly every personel acquaintance on that side of the Atlantic . with some literary characters I have since had correspondence, but I not knowing them personally or their habits of society, I do not take the liberty of giving letters of introduction to...
An abundant rain having given us a plentiful tide I wish to avail myself of it in bringing up a part of 7. tons of plaister which I ask the favor of you to procure & forward to me as often as W m Johnson , shall call for it. he starts this evening. I will further request you to procure & send me by him 100. ℔ of good coffee, that is to say Bourbon if to be had, if not then Java or other...
Your’s of the 10 th is recieved, & Johnson ’s boat is expected to-day, by which I shall recieve the coffee. I observe you have cotton yarn for sale. will you be so good as to send me 80. ℔s of N o 5. Johnson ’s boat returns to Richmond immediately & is the safest to send it by. Gilmer when with his boat is also safe. PoC ( MHi ); on verso of reused address cover of José Corrêa da Serra to TJ,...
I have taken the liberty of addressing to your care by mr Carr ’s boats a plough to be forwarded to mr Peale in Philadelphia , and a box of seeds to be forwarded by water to D r Hosack of N. York , for the botanical garden there, being the articles I formerly mentioned to you that I should be likely to trouble you with. I am glad of every occasion of assuring you of my friendship & respect....
On the 6 th day of Feb. mr Gelston of N. York shipped for me at that place a supply of wines from Marseilles on board the schooner Brilliant , Cap t Black , belonging to Richmond , addressing them to mess rs Gibson & Jefferson