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We are building a College near Charlottesville , and have occasion for two stone cutters, for whom I have written to mr Appleton our Consul at Leghorn , where I know they can be had of the first degree of skill, and for one third of what ours ask. I have taken the liberty of saying to mr Appleton that if he will ship them to Baltimore consigned to you, you will be so kind as to pay his draught...
Your esteemed favor of the 5 th Ins t came to hand yesterday, its contents shall not fail to have my particular attention, a vessel is daily expected from Leghorn , called the Strong , & as there is pretty frequent communication between the two ports, it is probable the stone cutters may soon arrive, that however depends upon the time your letter may have been received by M r Appleton , at all...
As I was about to leave the City yesterday the two Italian Architects presented themselves with a letter from M r Appleton , enclosing one for your self , which I requested Dabney Carr to put into the Post off ce , accompanied with a few lines , which he informs me he performed— I was for hurrying them off this morn g , but on their representing that they wished a day or two to recruit, after...
Your favor of the 25 th mr Carr ’s of the 24 th and mr Appleton ’s were all recieved the day before yesterday when the two Sculptors also arrived: on information of the calls to which you had been subjected on account of the University of Virginia , our Proctor happening to be in Richmond , I forwarded to him an order
Your much esteemed favor of the 2 nd Ins t has been in my possession some days, I wish it were in my power to express to you the satisfaction I experience, occasioned by the very kind & friendly exp manner, in which you have been pleased to speak of my past conduct; I assure you my good Sir it has always been my disposition to do what in my opinion was right & correct, & to be useful to my...
I inclose a letter for M r Brockenbrough for your satisfaction—The letter for M r Purking or Perkins will most likely be found in the General Post Office , in which case I have requested it may be sent to M r B . yourself. or me, as may be usual in such cases.— RC ( MHi ); endorsed by TJ as received 17 Apr. 1820, but recorded in SJL
The Rev d M r Sparks, the bearer of this, being on his travels in your part of Virg a and naturally feeling a desire to have an introduction to your worthy self—I have at the request of some of your friends, & my particular acquaintances, used the freedom to address you a few lines, introducing that Gentlemen to your usual civilities & politeness= it is true I have no personal knowledge of M r...
In the 5 th volume of Wait’s state papers, 2 nd edition, page 19, there is the following caption of a public document— “Message from the President of the U. States relative to French spoliations in Spanish ports, Decem 21. 1803” The message is not there, but immediately under the caption is the following note in brackets [“Message &c recalled & copy not to be found, it could not, however, be...
I recieved yesterday evening your favor of Dec. 23. and have this morning turned to my letter book in which I have preserved press-copies of everything which went from my own pen. I found at once the message of Dec. 21. 1803, which referred to one of Jan. 11. 1803. on the same subject. I inclose you copies of both, of which make what use you please. of the documents mentioned in that of Dec....
Col o Bernard Peyton, the bearer of this letter is my friend and Correspondent of Richmond, where he has been established for some years a Commission merchant, and with good success. of this he is entirely worthy, enjoying the general confidence and esteem of his countrymen, for his great punctuality and integrity. proposing to take a trip Northwardly with views of enlarging his business, I...