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Your letters of the 17 th & 18 th were recieved only the last night, having loitered some where a week, altho’ there are 3. days of departure from Washington of the post for Milton every week. that of the 24 th of March covering your account was recieved in due time, but being occupied constantly out of doors from an early breakfast to a late dinner every day, writing, as with other country...
On reciept of your favor of the 8 th I determined to take the first hour of leisure to make a more scrupulous search through Genl. Kosciuzko ’s papers, for his 8. p r cent certificates ; the belief that you had them, had rendered the first search less particular, which belief your last letter put an end to. entering on it a day or two ago, and unfolding every paper in his bundle, I had at...
Yours of the 9 th came to hand last night, and the course it suggested was like a ray of light beaming on my uneasy mind. indeed I know that had I time to consult Gen l Kosciuzko he would be delighted with the opportunity of accomodating me. and I accede to it with the more readiness, because before his departure he made me the depository & sole executor of his will , by which it appears his...
Your favor of the 26 th ult. came to hand by the last post. that of June 23. had been recieved in due time, & I had not adverted to the copy of the order it inclosed respecting Gen l K’s Pensylvania bank stock. I now inclose you an order to recieve it. I am very happy at being released from the bank in a way to incommode nobody. I am distressed by old mr Shoemaker your neighbor, who has rented...
Yours of the 9 th was duly recieved. having occasion to remit to mr Peale of the Museum Philadelphia a sum of 49 D–5½ C 49 D–5½ C and not being able to get any Philadelphia bills here, I have taken the liberty which your goodness has rendered habitual of inclosing you George town , Alexandria , & Virginia bills (50. D.) the only kinds to be had here, & of praying you to exchange them for a...
By the last post I acknoleged the receipt of your last letter, & at the same time took the liberty of making a remittance through you to mr Peale . having occasion to send a light cart to Washington , & being in want of half a pound of Sal-Ammoniac, an article necessary for tinning our copper utensils, & not to be had here, I ask the favor of you to procure it at an Apothecary’s & send it to...
It is long since I have had occasion to write to you. your favor of the 12 th now furnishes it. the annual remittance to my friend Kosciuzko shall never wait a moment for my quota of it. accordingly I now inclose you a letter to Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson who will thereupon pay the sum you shall call for. it’s precise amount I cannot fix so well as you can. you know what would have been the...
Yours of the 25 th came to hand last night & I am quite satisfied to pay the 2. months interest delayed by my forgetting I had the certificates. you will therefore be pleased to consider the interest as beginning Apr. 1. 1809. and make your draught on Gibson & Jefferson for the year ending Apr. 1. 1810. of which I will give them advice ever Your’s affectionately PoC ( DLC : TJ Papers ,...
Your letters to Gen l Kosciuzko ha covering bills of exchange for £200. sterling have been duly recieved. I have inclosed the 1 st to the Secretary of states office to be put under cover to General Armstrong with the dispatches of the department & by the safest conveyance occurring. I propose some time hence to ask a conveyance for the seconds second in the same way, unless you think of any...
I recieved last night a letter from mr Short dated Liverpool June 19. covering the inclosed papers, to wit, 1. Extract from the Register of the Prerogative court of Canterbury. 2. Power of Attorney from Hibbert’s exrs to Smith for selling the stock now inclosed. 3. a blank power of Atty from Smith to transfer the stock to W m Short . 4. the original certificates for 5000. 1000. 1000. 1000....