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    • Jones, Joseph
    • Jones, Joseph
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I inclose a litter for Col. Monroe which I request you will forward to him by the earliest and safest conveyance in your Power. It contains a letter from Majr. Lewis his Agent to me and which it is of importance to Monroe he should receive. Mr. Lewis has sold the Land above Charlotte[s]ville for £1500. in three annual payments. He has also rented out the chief part of the Tract below the...
The inclosed letter to Monroe you will forward to him or return to me as you shall think most proper upon a consideration of circumstances respecting his return which is much better known to yourself then to me. If there is a probability of his receiving it in Europe I wish it to go. If this follows you to Orange where from your last it is probable you are gone, You will I expect find the...
Your letter of 18th. Apr: last did not come to hand untill the 7th. of this month being delivered to me by Mr. Hereford of Haymarket on my way to the Genl. Court, or it should have been sooner attended to. I am here on my way home and meditated calling to see you but such is the state of the roads and my necessity for geting home I must abandon the intention. Col. Monroes affairs are under the...
Mr. Swan informs me there is abt. 60 or 70 dols. due to the Bank on Monroes Notes and which it is necessary shod. be paid. When we were last together you mentioned you shod. have money to pay Monroe for some things purchased from him. If it be so, and you can conveniently furnish the above sum to Mr. Swan or the president of the Bank for the purpose of keeping down the int. it will be doing...
Monroes plan when we parted was to concert with James Maury the business of accepting and paying such draughts as I shod. have occasion to make on him for setling his affairs here—this course I conceived would be the most for his int. in point of exchange and attended with less difficulty in negociating bills. He was I think to furnish Maury by draughts on Amsterdam or in such other way as...
I have returned to Loudoun from Richmond only a few days past, where I was during the latter part of the Session, and while the back members held two meetings to consult on the propriety of attempting a division of the State, I understood there were each evening between thirty and forty convened at the Capitol—Brackenridge in the Chair —some of them were averse to, and opposed the measure. The...
Coming from Richmond in the Stage to this place in company with Col. Norton the Bearer hereof He mentioned the business which occasioned his coming to Virginia (to wit) the imprisonment of his Son in Law Capt. Merchant and another person who was his Mate. I told him I was present yesterday at Col. Monroes when Mr. Cyrus Griffin called to see him and heard Col. Monroe ask Mr. Griffin if he was...