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I Am Sorry to Intrude on y retirement tharfor I hope you kind ness to me will Excuse my present Application for you Asistanes Acording to your former promies that of Sending of Imeaditly those boxes Containg my Laboure s I fear much they will be Spoilt and tharfor let me prevail on you Indulgence I hav wrote so mainy time to mr Randolph and not having recevd the favor of Any kind of Answer am...
As I promised you at when at monticello , so had I previous to the reciept of your Verey pleaseing and welcom Commission made moste of the necessary Inquires with relation to your Cisterrns, to day I have as fare as I can completed my Inquires on that Subject. A Part of duty I owe to you past Kindness. [Duch Terras] thar is no Such thing in this City thare was som yeares Ago Imported Such A...
notes on the Roman Cement This Cement is not A Composition It is A natural production of A Very Extraodinary Kind I think it is Very Common in this Country, and Som future time I shall troubl you to Asist me in finding it out as I well understand the maner of manufatre and Application, and tharefor my Observation s to you as to the maner of usesing it may be depended on All the new and...
After having promised to see you in person and to undertake the management of One of your Cisterns in N ov last, I Can scarcely tell what to say in externation unless it is to beg pardon if I have given any disappointment; the fact is, time has so slipped thro’ my fingers in a manner I cannot well account for, and untill the present moment, I have not had the satisfaction of informing you that...
On looking over M r Jefferson Paintings I find som of them will want much doing to and som not so much except that all must be well Varnished, I think they will take in time fifty days I Value my My time when I am employed at five Dollars ⅌ day, but in the case of M r Jeffersons Pictures I shall say three Dollars ⅌ day. There are I think fifty Paintings and therefore the expences can easily be...
I arrived in New York on the 18 of July much fatigued with a Journey of 1203 miles by land, that is from Monticello to Canada & from Canada to N. York Via—Albany, and as Soon as I was recoverd from a slight Indisposition owing to the Heat of the Season, I search out the proper person for the Information you wished to have as related to your Engine, At N o 293 Pearl, St. New, York lives a Man...
About the midle of this month it was your request to have the ornaments for Bedford house, as well as the ornaments for the university they are all, in great fordwardness and will be redy for shipment on the Last of this month, no time has been Lost since I have been at home or have I applyed a single hour to any other Employ ment so very Laboreous & difficult has been this undertaking. but my...
When last I had the Pleasure of seeing you, I think you had a desire to have your Picture cleaned & repaired, and which you then Postponed on account of your being likely to be from home at the time you would wish to superintend the work, If you now have time to attend to them and feel the same disposition, it would give me much gratification to Pay you a Visit for that Purpose, I have nothing...
The receiveing a letter from you was a pleaseing favour which I had look’d for some time, and in answer as relates to the Engraving of the ground plan of the University the letter that accompany s this will put you in possession of wat you request to know. Mr. M. is a Gentleman of the first Ability s in that art in this City and the date of Estimate will show that I had not neglected the...
The day after receiving your last favour 30 of September I rode over to mr Maverick. I Called on him a few days back and understand, that work is Compleated and in your Possession I hope it does meet with your Entire Approbation. I now have the Pleaseur of Informing you that on the 15 th of Last Month I shiped in good Order, and in duble Cases the whole of your Ornaments for Bedford House, and...