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I have occasion for some iron backs for my fire places at this place, of a particular size & form. mr Reuben Perry , house joiner at Lynchburg has promised to make the mould and forward it to you, and, as it is probable his wood will not be well seasoned & liable to shrink, I have to request you to have 7. cast as soon as convenient. if you have any opportunity of lodging them at mr...
Your letter informing me of the delivery of the iron backs at Lynchburg , d was duly recieved, and they are now here. I ought sooner to have made the remittance to mr Ross as the letter desired, & I counted on surely doing. but I am one of the unfortunate whose crop of wheat not having been ground and at market in the early seasoned season , has been blockaded in Richmond , where I have now...
Your favor of July 2. came to hand a few days ago and I am thankful to yourself as well as to mr Ross for the indulgence therein expressed as to the paiment for the castings which I should have made before. I counted on making it from the resource of my flour which I have usually sold in March. but the blockade has prevented & still prevents the sale. in the mean time another resource...
I have just now recieved your favor of Mar. 31. and with it the book you have been so kind as to send me, but I cannot promise that I shall read it. 600 pages at the age of 81. are a formidable undertaking. the subject too is one on which had I not made up my mind before this age, I should be inexcusable indeed, and having done this in the vigor of body and mind, a change under the wane of...