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The 4. boxes by mr Randolph’s boats are safely arrived, and the kental of dumbfish not being with them gives one fears it has never come to your hands. will you be so good as to send me by the first boat 25. or 30. ℔ of moulded candles, myrtle wax would be greatly preferred, but if not to be had, good tallow would be next desired. Affectionate salutations. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
The nail rod, hoop iron, & molasses arrived yesterday—& are forwarded to Milton. The chimney-piece has never yet come down. Your very humble servt. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr. Philada.”; endorsed by TJ. Recorded in SJL as received 26 Feb. 1799.
When the sale of Tobacco was made to pay Mr. Lyle &c, 14 Hhds had arrived, of which I thought I had informed you; the 4 which have since arrived, making altogether 18 Hhds. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Will you be so good as to send me immediately 3. dozen bottles of Syrup of punch? if boats are coming it will come safer tho’ slower by them. if not, let it be sent by the stage; or one half by the stage & the other by the boats as you think best. accept affectionate salutations P.S. I drew on you Aug. 18. in favr. Wm. Short for 500. D. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
In my letter of the 10th. inst. I desired you to send back to Baltimore a box or boxes containing a marble bust & pedestal. should that not have been done, be so good as to forward them to Monticello, a satisfactory arrangement respecting them having since been made. Your letter containing our last Quarterly account has been recieved. the balance against me is larger than I had been aware of....
I inclose your last quarterly account from which there appears to be a balance due G. & J. of $:584.. 53/100 . Your Tobacco (14 hhds) I have after much difficulty disposed of to Pickett Pollard & Johnston at 6.¼$—1000$ Cash, & the balance in 10 days.—The highest offer I had except from them was only 36/6. The thousand dollars shall be paid to Mr. Lyle in the course of the day, or tomorrow. Be...
I inclose agreeably to your direction 280$, in Virginia bank notes. The bolting Cloths are delivered to the Stage driver. Your other commissions shall be attended to. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
In the inclosed letter of yesterday I omitted one article. the three barrels of potatoes on board the wreck were intended for planting. they will possibly be spoiled, or come too late for that object. I am told potatoes from the North are always to be had in Richmond. will you then be so good as to send up a flour barrel full by the first boats? I salute you affectionately. MHi : Coolidge...
I leave this place for Monticello tomorrow. I have desired mr Barnes to remit you 700.D. which he will recieve about the 4th. or 6th of Aug. and will send you in bills of the bank US. here by the 8th. or 9th. I have consequently drawn on you in favor of Christopher Smith for 433⅓ D. payable Aug. 10. and shall further draw in favor of Joseph Brand for 250.D. Accept my affectionate salutations....
I am astonished that the shipwreck’d articles have not yet arrived; as the person who took charge of them, promised soon after the date of my last to you on the subject, to forward them as soon as possible to Norfolk, where orders were lodged for them to be sent up by the first opportunity. I suppose you may calculate upon receiving those articles which will not sustain injury by salt water;...