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The office of Collector of the Customs for the City of Baltimore, having become vacant by the death of Mr Purviance, permitt me Sir to solicit of you the favor of that appointment, the means I now possess of bringing up a large Family, being hardly adeqate to that purpose, the Appointment wd. make me comfortable. Altho. I have little doubt of receiving the Appointment of Govr. of the state by...
In my letter of yesterday which I hope you have recieved, I made application for the appointment of Collector of the Customs of this Port, since which I am informed that there will be a great many applications for that Office, and some are very industrious to procure recommendations for the purpose.—I beliave Sir I can say with truth that I have it in my power to obtain as many respectable...
I received from the Comptroller a few days ago your Commission to act as Collector of this Port; permitt me Sir to tender you my thanks for this mark of your Confidence, be assured that my best endeavours shall be used to prevent your trust from being discredited, and I can also with truth inform you that the appointment, does meet a respectable approbation, and it will be my fault if that...
During the last summer Mr. Purviance recieved for me a small parcel of wines from Leghorn, which being in bad condition & the season warm, he was so kind as to repack & put in a vault of his own till the weather would admit their being safely forwarded. as the season is now favorable, and I do not know to whom to address the present application, as the representative of Mr. Purviance. I have...
  Your letter of the 3d inst. respecting the Wine came to hand upon inquiry of Mr. Purviance’s son I found one case lodged in his Vault directed for you which I presume from its’ size is the one that containd the 32 bottles the other that had but two bottles in it cannot be found I imagine that as one of the bottles was brokin the other case may have been packed up in the large case. I have...
I expected some wines, fruits Etc. to a considerable amount but of still more importance from the want of them, by the American Schooner the Three friends, Capt Harvey, of Baltimore. she left Marseilles for Baltimore early in November, as I learn by duplicates of the dispatches entrusted to her. I fear she must have been either taken or lost. can you do me the favor to learn from her owners,...
Your letter of the 13th inst came to hand this day since which I have seen Mr. Lewis Pauscalt the owner of the Schooner Three Friends who informed me that she was hourly expected to arrive here, He said that she was not out of time, as he was informed by a letter dated 5th octr last She would proceed to Barcellona and Malaga previous to her departure for this Port.— As Mr Pauscalt has no...
I have this day shipped on Board of Captn. Clements Packet the goods which arrived for you in the Three Friends together with a recipt for the same, also an account of the Duties and Charges thereon. you have also enclosed all the papers that has come into my possesion respecting them with my best wishes that you may not be disappointed in the receipt of them I remain with respect your obdt...
I inclose you a draught on the bank of the US. at Baltimore for 60.94, whereof 40.94 are to pay the duties &c. on the packages from Marseilles, according to the note you were so kind as to send me. owing a little sum of 14. Dollars to messrs. W. & R. Hall sadlers in Baltimore, which being fractional as to the size of any bills we have here cannot be remitted them in that way, I have taken the...
Your letter of the 7th. was duly received enclosing a draft for 60$ 94/100 which has been applyd agreably to your directions receipts for which are herewith enclosed, I hope you will not fail to give me the execution of all your Baltimore Commissions they will always be undertaken with cheerfulness and executed with fidulity I have the Honour to be with respect Your Obdt. Servt MHi : Coolidge...