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Mr. Venable having been so much longer than he expected in getting an answer respecting the money which we calculated on obtaining from his friend on loan—has caused me I fear, to delay from day to day to write to you, for a longer time than I should have done: I thought it however the less necessary to write before he received an answer, as I informed you that you might be assured of getting...
Mr. Venable has called to say that his friend (who it now appears is, Mrs. Tabb of Amelia) is willing to lend the amt. you require for six months—We therefore send you inclosed a note at that date, the one forwarded you yesterday will of course be destroyed We are respectfully Your ob Servts. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
We received yesterday your favor of the 23d. and this day obtain’d from Mr. Venable the amount of your note say $8000—from this deduct the several sums noted in your letter amounting to $2127.16 leaves a balance of $5872.84. for which we enclose you a check of the Bank of Columbia, as we understand some difficulty might arise on placing the amounts you direct to the credit of Mr. Dinsmore & Mr...
The two boxes of paste (as I conclude they are) shipped from Philadelphia so long ago as the 24th. of Decr last—were not received until yesterday. I am not acquainted with the cause of this long delay, not having yet seen the Captain. Mr. G. informs me that he inclosed you a check on the bank of Columbia, for $5872.84 on the 27th ultimo, which we have no doubt you have received. I am Dear Sir...
By a vessel just departing hence for Richmond I send a number of packages as by the inclosed , in which however I believe there may be an error or two, for I have not yet got the bill of lading. I must pray you to procure for me 3. dozen stick chairs , of the kind marked in the margin, painted black with yellow rings, & forward them for me to Lynchburg . Couch’s boats are, I believe, the most...
My packages from Washington must be now near arriving with you, and I will pray you to forward them by such boats as are deemed trusty. there will also be from mr Taggert of Philadelphia a cask of linseed oil & keg of white lead. I inclose you a bill of lading of for a box belonging to one of my workmen, mr Nelson , which he had addressed to me, to the care of your firm, which as you will see...
My letter by post yesterday desired you to send my goods from Washington by trusty boatmen. I did not then know that mr r R andolph ’s boats would go off to-day. as they are entirely trusty, I pray you to deliver to them whatever you may have for me. the molasses particularly will come safe by them. we are entirely unable to get cotton seed in this part of the country. mr Bacon at my request...
I have made diligent search after M r Nelson ’s box, but cannot find it.— Cap t Hand I understand belongs to Philadelphia , or to Alexandria ,—he is however frequently here: I will make a point of ascertaining what he has done with the box, on his return to this place.—I hope to have the pleasure of seeing you at Monticello in the course of the spring or summer. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text:...
I inclose your last quarterly account, which shews a balance in your favor of $:207.43.— Eleven of the boxes lately received for you were forwarded by M r Randolph’s boats on the 30 th ultimo , with a Hhd of Molasses.— There were no herrings to be had. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson esq r
The articles sent by mr Randolph’s boats are arrived safe, except a trunk N o 28. your note by the boatmen mentions 4. trunks. they brought only 3. & suppose they recieved no more, which I presume is the fact as the contents could not be useful to them or e easily disposed of. the contents were almost entirely stationary, with a mathematical machine & some odd things intermixed. it has...