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Col o Bernard Peyton, the bearer of this letter is my friend and Correspondent of Richmond, where he has been established for some years a Commission merchant, and with good success. of this he is entirely worthy, enjoying the general confidence and esteem of his countrymen, for his great punctuality and integrity. proposing to take a trip Northwardly with views of enlarging his business, I...
I have to acknolege the reciept of your favor of the 1st. inst. informing me that the American Philosophical society had again elected me President of the society for the ensuing year. for this mark of their continued favor, I pray you to present them a renewal of my thanks and of my profound respect. I have still to lament that my distance & other occupations leave me nothing but expressions...
A French gentleman (Monsr. De Rieux) a neighbor of mine whom I much esteem, having had a legacy left him by a relation in France, his friends, on account of the depreciation of their paper medium, thought it better to invest the money in goods, and to remit it in that way. They consisted in glass of various kinds, ribbons &c and were to leave Havre in May last addressed to Monsr. Hombert of...
I recieved last night your favor of the 20th. and I now inclose you Capt Elwood’s reciept for both boxes. the servant who carried them to the vessel says that the light box was put into the cabin (this is the one you have recieved,) & the heavy one into the hold, where it has perhaps been overlooked & may be yet found. this contained the Louisiana minerals.   I recieved by post the books you...
The season for my annual call for books and wines from France now recurring, I had desired my correspondent mr Gibson of Richmond to remit you a sum of 400.D. which he writes me he has done. this I must request you, according to your usual goodness, to dispose of for me by investing it in a safe bill on Paris , where I wish 135.D of it made payable to Mess rs Debures, freres , libraires de...
The 4 th of exchange for M r Appleton recieved in yours of May 14. happened to be overlooked by you, and is on endorsing , & is now returned for your signature, with a request to seal & forward th under the cover by any opportunity. it is in fact only to make security more secure. mr Steel’s papers are for communication to the society.
I recieved on the 24th. Ult. your favor of the 22d. but it is not till this day that I am enabled to comply with your request of forwarding some of the vaccine matter for Doctr. Coxe. on my arrival at Monticello in July I recieved from Dr. Waterhouse of Cambridge some vaccine matter taken by himself, and some which he at the same time recieved from Dr. Jenner of London. both of them succeeded,...
Since my lre of Nov. 10. I have learnt that a new reguln has been adopted in the Navy deptmt, by which no person can recieve a Midshipman’s warrant unless they have been on some actual service at sea 6. mo. at least. it was further observed that a considble proportion of the applicants within that period become so disgusted with sea-service as to relinquish their intentions altogether, mr...
It is more than a fortnight since I recieved your favor of Nov. 11. stating the balance due from me 11. D 59 C for duties on my cases of marble, and I have been that long endeavoring to get US. bank bills to remit it to you. but a single 10.D. bill of that bank is all I have been able to get in our uncommercial place. I add therefore a 5.D. Virginia note, which I presume is passable at it’s...
By a letter from Doctor Cooper of the 10 th ult. from Columbia he desires me to communicate to you, for the information of mrs Cooper, some things relative to his concerns with us. The pavilion intended for him is finished except as to being plaistered and painted. for the 1 st of these operations we must allow to the end of this month on account of the uncertainty of the season. the...