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    • Gibson, Patrick
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    • Madison Presidency
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The ice of our river has at length broke up, which enables us to get off this day 3. or 4. loads of flour, which, the tide being good, will be with you nearly as soon as this letter. the boatmen will call on you for their pay @ 3/6 per barrel. mr Yancey some weeks ago informed me that such was the press of tob o going from Lynchburg , that flour could not then be got down under 15/ a barrel, &...
Your favor of Dec. 22. is recieved, and I now return the note with my signature. what you mention of the boat load of 35. barrels of flour mentioned in mine of Oct. 28. not having been delivered; is the first notice I have of that failure, and the 2 d time I have been misinformed in the same manner. the tenants of my mill are bound to de liver their rent of fifty odd barrels a quarter at...
I shall leave this place tomorrow on my return to Monticello from which I have been absent ever since the date of mine of Oct. 28. so that if you have favored me with any line since that time it will be unrecieved until I get back. some necessary plantation demands have oblige me to draw on you this day in fav r of A. Robertson for 112.65 which I do with reluctance but of necessity .
Your favor of the 24 th was recieved yesterday. I did not know that the bank had determined to curtail their discounts, which lays me under the greater obligations to you, for indeed I should have been much distressed without the accomodation. my taxes here and some demands not regularly payable till the spring were so urged as to embarras me. being to set out for Bedford tomorrow; I have...
Our late letters have happened to cross one another by the way, the messenger which carried mine of the 17 th to the Post office having brought on his return yours of the 10 th . I regret much the accident which prevented my note for the bank being in time for the term of renewal, and am very thankful for your having supplied it with your own. this shall not happen again. the object of the...
I wrote you from Bedford on the 29 th of Sep. and again on the 6 th inst. on my arrival here. since that date 35. barrels of flour have been shipped from my mill on my account by T. M. & T. E. Randolph ’s for rent, being instead of so much of 55. Bar. formerly shipped for me, but their destination changed as noted in a former letter. I in my last I requested to hear from you on the discount of...
I wrote you from Poplar Forest on the 29 th Ult. covering a blank note for the renewal of my former note in bank with an addition: the messenger which carried that letter to Lynchburg brought me your two favors of Aug. 28. & Sep. 21. I am persuaded the former had laid long in the post office, altho I had never failed once or twice a week to have enquiry made there for letters. I very much...
I have been here since the 20 th of the last month, and am now within two or three days of my departure for Monticello . during this time no letters addressed to me have been transmitted on account of the slowness and uncertainty of the cross mail between the two places. I do not exactly know how I stand on your books, but my impression is that when I left Monticello I had nearly or quite...
since my last I have drawn on you in favor of Dabney Carr for 68. D 10 L. H. Girardin 25.D. Joseph Milligan 92.D. and this day in favor of Th: J. Randolph for 275.D. I set out tomorrow for Bedford , and shall probably be there to the last of the next month. Not knowing the day when my note of 1000.D. in bank will need renewal, I must ask the favor of you to notify me
Your favor of the 5 th is recieved and enabled me to send off my letters for Paris through mr Vaughan . I had been assured by the miller at the Shadwell mills that 213. Barrels of flour had been sent off on my account addressed to you. it was in payment of a year’s rent of the mills. your letter was the first notice that the whole had not gone to you, and setting me on further enquiry I found...