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Will you be so good as to send me two gross of your beer jugs; the one gross to be quart jugs, and the other pottle d o . they are to be delivered to a mr William Johnson a waterman of Milton , who will apply for them about a week hence. mr Gibson will be so good as to pay for them on your presenting this letter. they should be packed in crates, or old hogsheads or such other cheap package as...
I am now engaged in brewing a year’s supply of malt strong beer, which however I have no chance of saving but by a supply of quart jugs from you. I recieved (I think) 10½ dozen. and must ask the favor of 4. gross more for which mr Gibson will pay your bill. be so good as to inform me when they will be ready. if lodged at mr Gibson’s I will direct a waterman on whom I can rely to call for them....
I have duly recieved your letter of the 10th. mentioning the invention of a bridle having the advantage of not going into the horse’s mouth. You know of course you can have a patent for the use of it on the terms mentioned in the patent law. in the event of the Secretary at War’s approving it, & wishing to make use of it, it would become a question whether he could give a price for permission...
Your favor of Apr. 10. was recieved in due time as had been some time before the 6. barrels of water proof cement from you. I had already laid in as much Roman cement as did my 2 d & 3 d Cisterns, with a barrel surplus towards the 4 th and last. the 2 d and 3 d were done under the superintendance of mr Coffee, and with perfect success. we opened a barrel of yours and he tried several fair and...