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The good Genl. Moylan on presenting your Order—paid me Instantly—$113.33 as heretofore for One Yrs. rent. Mr Lewis I presume—gives himself no thought about your demand—unless I should call—to remind him—of his Neglect, or to form some Oth⟨er⟩ triffling excuse to protract the pay⟨m⟩t. of it. ⟨i wou⟩ld wait on him again with pleasure—If I fo⟨res⟩aw a probability of his not making—his...
J: Beckley’s compliments to Mr: Madison. Mr: Jefferson will take a family dinner with JB—to morrow at 3 o’clock. Will Mr: Madison join us? RC (owned by Charles M. Storey, Boston, Mass., 1961).
I am informd that the Governor and Council are about to appoint some person as Superintendant of the State Arsenals, if so I shall offer as a Candidate—and as Ive not the pleasure of being acquainted wh. the Governor and but [few] of the Council—must be dependant on my friends for Letters of recommendation: so that if you think me worthy of the appointment will thank you for a line on the...
By the bearer Mr Bell and you will recieve the packages mentioned in the inclosed Memo. Annexed you have a list of the packages received a few days ago from Phila. but not having a Bill of Lading I do not know whether they are right. However as they agree with the Manifest of the Captn. I hope & have reason to beleive they are so. Not a Vessel offers for Philadelphia. In consequence of the Low...
I have long wanted an opportunity for introducing to you my little Essays on Husbandry; especially because, as Mr. Volney informed me, your attentions are greatly in that way. With this by a Colo. Adams, are five Essays: Sketches on Rotations of Crops, last Edition—Answers to Queries of the Board of Agriculture, London—Design of a mere Grass Farm—Another on Pasturing & soiling Cattle—and one...
As Mr. Alston is already known to you no introduction or recommendation from me can be requisite. I have great pleasure however in expressing the high opinion which I entertain of his character and his talents. He is justly considered as a great acquisition to the Cause of republicanism. I had not the pleasure to see your friend Talliafero. The letter which you did me the favor to write in his...
I take the freedom of sending you a Newspaper; and by next post, which will not be till Monday, I shall send you a copy, all but the first Sheet, of the conclusion of my Prospect. This trifle should have been done long since; but I find difficulties in getting the printer to move. I should have had not less than Seven Columns, this week, in the Argus and Examiner. But I have been curtailed to...
Letter not found. Ca. February 1801. Mentioned in Callender to JM, 27 Apr. 1801 ( PJM-SS William T. Hutchinson et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison (1st ser., vols. 1–10, Chicago, 1962–77, vols. 11–17, Charlottesville, Va., 1977–90). , 1:117 ). Discusses Jefferson’s promise to remit Callender’s fine (see Monroe to JM, 4 June 1800 , and n. 2).
Letter not found. Ca. October 1798. Mentioned in John Chew to JM, 20 Oct. 1799 . Informs JM of the death of Joseph Chew and requests information on lands that Chew claimed.
I wrote to You about this time last Year, informing You of my fathers death, and requesting You to give me every information in your power respecting some lands to which he had a Claim to, in Virginia. Such a length of time has now elapsed without my hearing from You that I am Sometimes in doubt, whether the letter has ever gone to hand, it was Sent from this by a Son of Mr Watts, and directed...