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I inclose you a bill of exchange for 988.03. D drawn by Smiths & Morrison of New Orleans on Brown & Hollins of Baltimore at 60. days sight. to shorten the term a little, as a post was setting out for Baltimore direct, and I was intimately acquainted with mr Hollins , I inclosed the 2 d of Exchange to himself, and he will have recieved it before the Richmond mail carrying this will have left...
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...
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...
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 inclose you an order on D r Thornton for 150. Dollars which he informed me he was ready to pay on demand as also mr John Harvie ’s bond for 104.56 D due on the 1 st prox. which D r Brockenborough will I suppose pay as usual when due. I have this day given an order in favor of W m Marshall for 13.91 D and something additional for clerks tickets which the order will explain. I shall have...
In a separate letter of this date I have written to you on Mazzei’s business, and in this I inclose a plan of his lot, omitted to be put under cover of that. I am engaged in the blowing of rocks with gunpowder and my stock being nearly out, and none to be had here, I must ask the favor of you to procure & send me a keg of 25.℔. to be packed in an outer one or in an external box, & forwarded by...
My calls for money being here, and my grandson having to transfer the monies of his collection to Richmond it is a mutual convenience to give him my draughts on you in exchange for cash here, inasmuch as it saves to us both the hazards of the road. I have accordingly this day drawn on you in his favor for 446. D 25 c which (if my tob o should not be arrived) be so good as to cover by a sale of...
By a letter of the 12 th inst. from my manager in Bedford he informed me that his first load of flour was engaged to start from Lynchburg on the 15 th inst & that the whole would be sent off the same week. there are there about 140 barrels. from this place I have at length got off 60. barrels by Johnson who will now continue steadily to carry it down till all is done. the quantity here will be...
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...
The enemy, contrary to expectations, still continuing in our waters and indicating by no movement an intention of speedy departure, with the rapid advance of the season, begin to fill me with anxiety as to the fate of my crop of flour. and I am becoming more concerned to get some price, than what that price shall be, on the principle that half a loaf is better than no bread. engagements...