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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...
Your two letters of the 2 d and 18 th have been recieved in due time. mine of the 7 th had partly anticipated your requests of the 2 d I thank you for the advance to mr Girard , and now inclose 70.D. to cover it in bills of the Virginia bank which I understand pass with you. the duplicates you advise for Cathalan & Debures , I had
I have occasion to remit a sum of 400 Dollars to mr Thomas Appleton our Consul at Leghorn , and must therefore again have recourse to your friendship to do it. for this purpose I now inclose you 400. Dollars in bills of the bank of Virginia , which I am in hopes are good with you. no bill of the US. bank has yet reached this. I know nothing of the exchanges between the US. and foreign...
I have to acknolege the receipt of your favors of Jan. 22. & Feb. 12. with expressions of my deep felt grief at the deplorable loss of D r Wistar . altho Philadelphia possesses a large stock of worth and science, yet such a loss would make a sensible void in any city whatever. the continuation of his weekly assemblages of the science of the place is well worthy of your attention. after a dilig...
I now renew to you my annual trob trouble for supplies of books and wines from Paris , Marseilles & Leghorn . for this purpose I have requested mr Gibson to send you 1000. Dollars of which I ask the favor of you to remit 120.D. to Mess rs De Bure freres , booksellers of
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 last night your favor of Sep. 26. with the inclosed for mr Correa . he & D r Cooper had left us in the morning, & going direct to Philadelphia , I cannot dispose of it better than by returning it to you. I rec d also last night a letter from mr Cathalan , acknoleging the remittance of 2205.ƒ = 420.D.
I recieved yesterday from mr Appleton of Leghorn a letter of Aug. 26. in which he says ‘ your letter of Apr. 4. was accompanied by one from mr John Vaughan , mentioning that he then inclosed a bill of exchange by S. Girard on Lafitte & co. Paris for francs 2415. ₶ but no such bill was found therein by me.’ he has probably written the same to you, and I have no doubt the inadvertence has been...
The season for procuring from Europe my annual supplies of books & wines being now come round, I desired my friend, Mr. Gibson of Richmond, to place in your hands 800.D. to be remitted to Paris. he replied to me that to get in Richmond a bill on Philadelphia was impossible, and that he had written on to you to request that you would draw on him for that sum. in some way I hope therefore the...
Your letters of May 24. 27. & June 19. have been recieved in due time: and in the last came quadruplicates of the remittances you have been so kind as to make for me. as I shall have to replace some balance to you, permit me to add a little domestic article to it, to wit a small box of Vanilla, which I was always able to find in Philadelphia but is not to be had here. in Paris & Philada I...