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I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter, dated the 5 th of this month , on the subject of a petition, presented to the Legislature, by the Rivanna Company —If that subject should come before the Senate, I will take pleasure, in investigating the facts, and in presenting them to the other members of our house, in their true character— RC ( MHi ); endorsed by TJ as received 13 Jan. 1813...
I have to acknowledge your’s of the 4 th , received this morning, and to promise you my attention, to the case of David Michie against yourself, depending in the Albemarle circuit Court ,— I was apprised of the application for a certiorari, during the sitting of the last court, and on the authority of your former letter, would have contested the propriety of granting it, if the application had...
The last saturdays mail, brought me Your favor of the 16 th covering a statement of the proceedings on the writ of forcible entry and detainer , in the case bew between yourself and David Michie — Yours of the 4. had been previously received and answered;— My answer , which I suppose you have here received, gives you the ground on which I suppose that the supersedeas certiorari was awarded.
I had the pleasure of receiving your letter of the 7. by the last mail enclosing twenty dollars, my fee in the certiorari case of Michie , in the Albemarle Circuit court —. I was very sorry to hear that indisposition had deprived us of the pleasure of seeing you, at Charlotte’sville — I hope when at Charlottesville hereafter, I shall have it in my power, to avail my self of your polite...
I had the pleasure of receiving this morning, your letter, of the 26 h Dec r addressed to me, at Staunton , and the duplicate thereof, addressed to this place— In your suit in chancery, with the Rivanna company you may count on my Services as counsel, and so, according to your request, you may expect me to appear for You as counsel, in any cause, in which You may be concerned, within the range...
I had the pleasure of receiving your letter , enclosing your bill in Equity , with the accompanying documents—with which, however, I have not yet had an opportunity to make myself acquainted. I expect to be detained here, until some day next week, and then to set out, with my family, on my return home. I shall pass through Louisa to see my friends there, where it is probable I may be detained...
Your letter dated the 14 th of this month , was not received by me, until a few days since, on my return from an absence of a fortnight—Since that time, I have been very busily engaged in court every day, and must beg you to accept this fact as some apology for my permitting one or two post days to pass, without sending you the subpoena, you desired me to enclose—I hope the delay will produce...
Yesterday morning I received your letter from “ Poplar forest ,”— enclosing M r Divers’s answer to your bill against The Rivanna company —together with your notes thereon — I have filed the answer; and in pursuance of your request, will send you office copies of the answers, as soon as they are filed—None others have yet been filed—I will endeavour, too, to effectuate your wish, of preventing...
C. Johnson presents his respects to M r Jefferson , and asks the favor of him to drink tea with him this evening. RC ( DLC: TJ Papers , 213:38059); with Dft of TJ to Thomas Cooper, 7 Aug. 1818 , on verso; partially dated; addressed: “ M r Jefferson . Present.” This note was probably written during TJ’s brief stay at Staunton
I had the pleasure of receiving your very kind letter of the 3 d of this month;—and will, if possible, avail myself of your invitation to be at Monticello the day before the first meeting of the visitors, on the 29 th instant. I am very sorry. I cannot have the pleasure of spending a night with you, on my way home;—my time and the stages, I must necessarily make, will not allow of it— MHi :...