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Permitt me to call to your recollection, that about three years past, you obliged me exceedingly by a letter you wrote to the Havanna, upon the subject of a very large sum of money attached there, my own property; Your letter I have good reason to believe had at the time its due effect, & about 12 or 14 months thereafter a Judgement was obtained to my satisfaction, but my opponents (the...
I had the honor to address you yesterday at the request of our esteemed friend Mr P. Carr , in which was enclosed a letter for his Bro. informing of the alarming indisposition of P.C. & requesting his Bro. S.C. to visit Baltimore, all which I now confirm; & sorry indeed am I to add, that in my opinion, appearances are still more unfavourable to a speedy recovery. The Doctors, Brown &...
Being informed that R. Etting Esqr the present Marshal is about to resign, I use the freedom to address a few lines in favor of a very deserving & worthy Citizen—Major Thos. Rutter ,—I shall only add that I am fully convinced upon enquiry you will find this Gentleman worthy of the Appointment, & shd. he be so fortunate as to get it, I shall feel very happy I have the Honor to be Sir yr. mo....
I have the honor to inform you that the Reverend Mr Glendy intends to visit Washington in a few days, & will hold himself in readiness to perform Divine service on Sunday next the 16th. Inst . he will no doubt take the first opportunity of seeing you after he arrives in Washington. It woud give me great pleasure to accompany him, & wh. I will do, if Mr Bowdoin passes thro’ Baltimore in a few...
I recieved last night your favor of the day before & this morning I obtained the Speaker’s order for reserving the desk of the H. of R. for mr Glendy on Sunday next, where many of us will be glad to see him. should he arrive here before half after three on Saturday I will expect him to dine with me, as well as yourself if you accompany him. Govr. Bowdoin accepts his appointment, but is too...
Yesterday brought me your acceptable favor of the 12th, soon after its receipt The Revd. Mr. Glendy called upon me & to whom I handed the same; I confess it woud have given me much pleasure to have accompanied him to Washington, but from the contents of your letter I delay for the present that Journey, altho’ I regret the satisfaction & pleasure which I loose by not being with you tomorrow...
Do you forget promises, or do I recollect what never happened? I think you were to send me a package (of whatever size they are from 1. to 200 ℔) of Moka coffee, and a box of Florence wine as a sample with permission to ask for more if I found it good. if this was not so, I will pray you now to send me those articles by any vessel coming to this place or it’s vicinity. I left your friends in...
You do not forget promises, but I omitted to do what I am now about to say; & for which I beg your forgiveness. Soon after my return from Washington, Mrs. H left Baltimore, & she having under her own immediate care the Florence wine, I was at a loss to get at the quantity on hand, & she now tells me there are not more than two boxes, & perhaps only one, which shall be sent by the first vessel...
Your favor of the 16th. came to hand last night. the supply of Florence was proposed on the mutual supposition that you had a surplus to dispose of, beyond your own provision. that not being the case, I cannot consent to break in on your private stock, notwithstanding the obliging proposition of mrs Hollins, and my respect and thankfulness for it; and I hope this letter will be in time to...
Your esteemed respects of the 10th: I have just received; when I conversed with you on the subject of the wine, it was under an impression in my own mind, that my commercial house had imported some for sale, at the time I received some from Leghorn, but found myself mistaken— The box is actually gone, & I expect is now on its passage, as is also a bag of Bourbon coffee, particulars as at foot;...
With many thanks for the kind attentions you have paid to my little commissions, I now remit you the amount of the articles shipped as advised by yours of the 21st. is it possible to remit 80. or 100. D. to Leghorn? & through what channel? Accept my salutations of friendship & respect. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Yours of the 23d with a remittance in full came to hand yesterday, & woud then have been answered, but I was anxious to satisfy your enquiry, respectg the remittance you wish to make to Leghorn, at present however I am unable to do it, but probably may in the course of a few days Yrs. very truly Upon reflection it is probable the Secretary of the navy, can place the money at Leghorn MHi :...
Having found the receipt for the articles sent, I have thot it best to forward it to you, altho’ I am informed the vessel is arrived, & no doubt they are safely delivered— The English news papers appear very anxious that this Country & France, shd. be in actual war—no doubt the French, breath the same language between America & England—but it is to be hoped, neither will be gratified.— Yrs....
I am indeed sorry to learn from General Smith, that for some time back, you have been much afflicted with a pain in your face; I flatter myself it may not be of long duration, it will of course be very pleasing to hear, that you are relieved from it   For the last time, most likely, during your Presidency, I beg leave to solicit a few lines from you, in favor of my very particular friend, M....
I have duly recieved your favor of Dec. 29. and have certainly every disposition to do for your friend what would be gratifying to you, as far as consistent with the laws which I have laid down for my own conduct. but I have made it an invariable rule never to intermeddle with the appointments of the governors. from my own difficulties in the exercise of that duty, I know what theirs are &...
A little transaction of mine, as innocent an one as I ever entered into, & where an improper construction was never less expected, is making some noise I observe in your city. I beg leave to explain it to you because I mean to ask your agency in it. the last year the Agricultural society of Paris, of which I am a member, having had a plough presented to them, which on trial with a graduated...
In conformity to your request of the 19th. Inst., received late last evening & this morning presented to Mr Brown, of the house of Messrs Falls & Brown, your order for the two tierces of cotton seed; at same time I informed him I was prepared to pay the freight &c—to which he replied, that the last account he had of the vessel, was from Annapolis, waiting for the opening of our river, which is...
I recieved last night your friendly letter of the 21st. being determined that no act of mine, which may be avoided, shall give countenance for clamour to the enemies of the government, or trouble to it’s friends for justification, the sentence on the cotton seed is irrevocable. in answer to your enquiries I will observe that it is usually planted in May, and that the seed being very full of...
In reply to your esteemed respects of the 23d., the Cotton seed shall certainly be used agreeably to your directions—Mr Brown tells me there is no charge on it I thank you very kindly for your polite invitation to Monticello, & you may be assured it will add much to my pleasure, & that of my family, to see you there, shd. they or I have occasion to visit your neighbourhood— With sincere...
Allow me once more to use the freedom of addressing you & of introducting to your acquaintance, my friend Mr Van Alphen, a Native of Holland, but for some years past a resident of the Island of Java, from whence he arrived a few months past in a Ship, in which I am a part owner   Mr Van Alphen being (with his friend) desirous of viewing the Seat of our Governmt, before their departure for...
Your habits of kindness to me present you always first, when, wanting any thing from Baltimore , I look around for some one who will procure it for me. having made my last bow of Adieu to politicks, and emptied my head compleatly of all it’s concerns, I am become a mere farmer devoted to it from interest & inclination. we find plaister as beneficial to our lands as perhaps to any whatever, &...
Yesterday brought me your esteemed respects of the 5 th Ins t , requesting me to forward to the care of Gibson & Jefferson , half a dozen ton of plaister by the first vessel for Richmond , which shall have due attention, with respect to the quality, being myself no judge, I shall confide in a particular friend, & flatter myself you will find it good; at present our navigation experiences a...
Altho the late change of Weather from cold to warm has probably relieved you from an embargo so much more effectual than the one we tried, yet I take the chance of the post to anticipate the departure of the plaister and to pray it may be sent in the rough according to the advise of mr Pitt as mentioned in your’s of the 9 th . we are in the habit of grinding it at my own mills. P. Carr is...
Your respects of the 16 th past came to hand on the 23 rd & in time to order the plaister in the rough; it has been sent some time, of course it ought not to be long out of your possession, wishing it safe to hand & that it may give satisfaction— I remain very truly 6 Tons plaister paris @ $13 is $78 — Cartage 2 .40 $80
I recieved your favor just as I was setting out on a journey to this place, & learnt at the same time, the arrival of the plaister at Richmond . by this post I desire mess rs Gibson & Jefferson of Richmond to remit you the amount, 80.40 D with which be pleased to accept my thanks for this & other favors. On my way here I passed a day with mr Nicholas , Warren being on my road hither. he still...
Your respects of the 8 th Ins from Poplar Forest , came in course to hand, inform g of the arrival of the plaister at Richmond , also that Mess s Gibson & Jefferson woud remit me the amount, say $80:40, which they have done, & is at your credit, it will be satisfactory to learn at a future day, that the plaister answer’d the purpose I am really sorry to find our friends Mess s
I had delayed asking the favor of you to procure my stock of plaister expecting I should be able to find a recipe for distinguishing the good from the bad, which I thought I possessed. but hitherto I have sought for it in vain; and lest the season should be lost for getting it in time, I will ask the favor of you to send me six tons, in the lump, to the care of Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson at...
Just recollecting that the post for your part of the Country leaves tomorrow morning, I have only time to own receipt of your esteemed respects of the 20 th Ins t , & that in conformity to your request I have purchased six tons of plaister in the lump, & shipped it on board a vessel about to depart for Richmond , the price still continues high, & the article much in demand; I wish most...
Accept my thanks for your kindness in procuring & forwarding the Plaister. by the present post I desire Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson to forward you the amount, 86. Dollars from Richmond where alone Baltimore bills can be had. your friends at Carrsbrook & Warren were all well yesterday. this morning mr & mrs Patterson
A few days ago I had the pleasure to receive your esteemed lines of the 3 d Ins t — Mess s Gibson & Jefferson have as you desired, remitted me the eighty six dollars in payment for the plaister last sent you, which settles that transaction All our friends, that I have had an opportunity of conversing with, have expressed their regret at the late changes, & doings at Washington , indeed they do...