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You have most probably heard long before this, that I have printed “ Letters to Paine ,” by your son.— A copy was given to me by a Gentleman high in Government, to print as your production, with your name affixed, and I actually advertised it as such, but fortunately had information of its being written by your Son, and of course cancelled the Title before a Copy was seen by any one except the...
I received your favour, and return you my sincere thanks for your condescention in complying with my request: the work is now published, and I hope it will answer my purpose, but of this I cannot be certain, but whether it does or not, I am equally obliged to you. War hurts my business much, and prevented me printing it in 4to.— With this, you will receive a Copy of which I beg your...
(domestic News) I have received by the packet some Medals inclosed in a Letter directed for You for which I paid 16/8 & shall not open it til I receive Your instructions I this day received a Basket sealed up & directed for You, as I suspected it was some sort of Game I resolved in the presence of D r. John Jebb to commit an act of felony & break the Seals, with an intent for D r. Jebb to seal...
[ London, 13 July 1787 . Recorded in SJL as received 18 July 1787. Not found.]
I have this Instant received your two Letters by the hands of my good friend Mr. Trumbold and the ballance of your Account up to the present time, as ⅌ Account annexed Viz £13.13.6. for which I return you my sincere thanks as well as for your kind remittance of the French Books. From Letters which I have received from different Gentlemen in America I am convinced that the whole of the...
I duly received your favor’s of Janry. 28th. and Febry. the 1st. and have sent the Articles agreable to your Order by this Nights Coach which I hope you’ll receive in time. I sent part of the Books to America a long time since by the Gentleman you desir’d, but have not been able to get the remainder. I shall be happy to receive your corrected Copy, which shall be neatly and correctly Printed...
I received your Order ⅌ favor of Coll. Smith, which is nearly ready and will be sent of from London in about three days. I shall esteem it as a great favor if you’ll be so kind as to send me the History of Sandford and Merton, in French, which I am this Instant Inform’d is Just Translated by Mr. Berquin, the Author of the Childrens Friend. I beg pardon for the Liberty taken, as I am very...
I duly received yours of the 14th. Instant, and am exceedingly obliged to you for the trouble you have taken with the Bookseller for the Sale of the Notes on Virginia. I have seen Mr. Dilly Bookseller in the Poultry, who positively assures me that your Book is printed at Philidelphia, and that his authority, is, Mr. Bury, Bookseller at New York, Mr. Dilly believes what he has asserted, tho’ I...
I duly received yours of the 10th. Inst. and return you my sincere thanks for your kindness in sending the little Volumes wanted, which I received by favor of Mr.—of Hatton Garden, and for your attention in forwarding the continuation. Mr. Lackington informed me that he had sent you a Catalogue a fortnight since, but for fear you should not have received it, I have sent another together with...
I duly received your three Letters, but owing to the alterations I have been making in my house, by enlarging my Shop &c. has prevented me for this two Months past of paying that respect to you, and attention to my business that it required. But I have now got the Shop in excellent order and my business in a proper train, tho’ I am a little discomposed by having been complained of by the House...
I received Yours dated the 28th. of July by the bearer of this Letter. All orders that I may have the honor to receive from You shall be punctually executed. As to payment I am in no hurry but will once or twice a Year transmit a Bill which may be paid in London when Convenient. The books orderd, I shall have to procure from Scotland before I can dispatch them to America, which will be done...
I duly received your two Orders for which I return you my sincere thanks, the whole of which is executed excepting one Copy of McIntosh[’s] Travells, which is entirely out of print. The List of the Books sent in a Box directed to you at Paris, is on the other side, which I have Book’t at the Mess. Beam, Piccadilly, this day and they will set out for Paris to Morrow. There is no more of Soulés...
I duly received your’s of the 17th. and 25th. Ultimo and should have sent the Articles off sooner had it not been for the difficulty I had to meet with Gordon’s Tacitus, it being entirely out of Print; it is bound, but I hope it will answer your purpose, the Price is £1. 4. Just as I was going to ship 400. of your Work, for Richmond and Philidelphia, I had the disagreable intelligence to learn...
I have this Instant your’s of the 8th. Inst., and Yesterday Sandford and Merton, for which I return you my very sincere thanks, for the great favor that you have done me, as the immediate procuring of this Work was of great consequence to me. I am afraid it will be deem’d an encroachment on good Nature, to request the favor of having sent by the first dilligence the friend of Youth by Mr....
I shall esteem it a particular favor if you’ll be so good as to send immediately on receipt of this, Mr. Jefferson’s plate for the Map of Virginia &c., as I have had his Book printed and waiting for publishing some time. The Season for Sale of Books in London, is now far advanced. Mr. Jefferson in his Letter dated Febry. 27th. inform’d me that I should certainly receive it by the 10th. of...
I received your favor of July the 1st. together with the plate, safe, by your Messenger; it has been a great disappointment to me, not receiving it, at the time promised, and I am afraid a detriment to the sale of the Book, London now being nearly empty of Book buyers. And I am sorry to inform you that the plate is so much wore, that the Impressions which I want will not be quite leidgeable....