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Your favor of the 13 th came to hand last night, and confirms what I had not doubted that the error stated by mr Dufief had happened at Philadelphia . if the same has taken place with mr Steele the collector I shall be happy that it be corrected; because I feel much obligation to the Collectors for their kindness respecting these parcels. I should not have troubled you with this but that I...
I recieved in December from M r Dufief of Philadelphia a letter of the 16 th of that month informing me he had not recieved a sum of 31.D. which I had notified to him that you would be so kind as to remit him. I immediately inclosed him the sum in bank notes. a few days short time after this, say Jan. 19. your favor of the 16 th came to hand inclosing my account, in which I found the...
Understanding that mr Gibson is too unwell to attend to business, I take the liberty of addressing to yourself directly a request of my account from the last period to which it was rendered (Sep. 1 st ) to the end of the year, that I may make my arrangements accordingly.     in my letter of Dec. 28. I mentioned that a purchase of corn would require me to draw about this time for between 500. &...
A load of flour was sent off from hence a few days ago, and another will follow within two or three days. that from Bedford is of necessity later, it’s distance from Lynchburg rendering it impracticable to be sent there until they have done all their fall seeding. mr Yancey informs me he will not be able to get his tobacco down till March. My grandson is the bearer of an order for 220.D. and I...
On my return from Bedford yesterday, I found here a letter from mr Elisha Ticknor of Boston informing me he had on the 16 th of Nov. shipped a small package of books recieved for me from Europe on board the brig Polly , Cap t Snow , to your address, the cost of which were 45. D 25 C as he has been kind enough to advance this money for me some time ago, I must request the favor of you to remit...
I have been here about a month and shall now within a day or two set out on my return to Monticello . on winding up my here I find my debts amount to 222.D. which sum I recieve from mr Robertson , and draw for the same on you in his favor. I found on my arrival here that mr Yancey had preferred employing the teams in getting in the new crop sown, rather than in carrying the old to Lynchburg :...
Johnson ’s boat, and one of mr Eston Randolph ’s went off yesterday afternoon with between 90 & 100 barrels of flour for me & would haul their boats round Magruder ’s locks, which by unloading & reloading, they say, is practicable. Johnson on his return will take off another load for me. in Bedford as we are 11. miles from the Lynchburg mills, and our horses all engage g
The navigation of our river above M c Gruder ’s locking locks having been suspended by their being out of order for 2. or 3. weeks past, and likely to continue so some days longer, I am obliged to send a small cart for a part of the wines which I expect have been lodged with you for me from Alexandria , New york & Norfolk . I give to the bearer a paper of directions
Since sending you my letter of the 10th to the post office a call of 200 D. is made upon me which had been agreed to be delayed until my produce should have been sold in the next spring but the party assigned it to another who now required it without regard to that arrangement. I am obliged to draw for it on you in favor of Branham & Jones of Charlottesville . I do this with reluctance because...
Understanding that the 4. cases of wine shipped for me from Alexandria are arrived with you, and the state of our river rendering it improbable that it can be brought up than that under a month or six weeks, I send the bearer with a small cart, and pray you to deliver to him two cases. the other two may wait for either Johnson or Gilmore . if you can procure for me & send by him also a cheese...