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Not being able to negociate the Dft I prevailed upon one of the Banks here to take it on Deposit & purchased of M r Stephen Girard the following Dfts on James Laffite & C o Paris to my order dated 12 May at 60 Days S t the fourths of which I now enclose to you having Sent on the firsts to new York to be forwarded & the seconds will go by next opportunity viz N o 382 for 2415
I have been sir too many years acquainted with your Philanthropic Zeal, to concieve an apology necessary for addressing you on a Subject highly interesting to humanity Since the Knowledge of the Vaccine Infection has become general, & its power of guarding against the Small Pox Contagion has been more Strongly Confirmed, than almost any discovery of like Standing; I have been extremely anxious...
Your favor of 28 June was rcv d , it was accidentally mislaid, until this day—I shall see M r Biddle & M rs Barton & do all in my power relative to the papers of Lewis & Clarke , & advise results— We have reason to be very thankful to you for what you are doing relative to this Subject & also relative to Birds private Journal —
Your favor of 7. is recieved & agreeably to your request I have Settled with M r s: Girard & have paid ballance of his account $66 66 100 —at your Debit acco t . is enclosed—as desired I have purchased of him for  265$ a 5 15/ f r producing
Notwithstanding the previous communications of M r Correa , & your positive letter of resignation , very great difficulty occurred in prevailing upon the members of the American Philos. Society to accede to your wishes—It was at last fi Generally understood, amongst y them , that Your name was to be withdrawn,—leaving however the whole open by not formally acting upon your letter .
Under present circumstances I do not concieve myself authorised not to send you an extract of a letter from a common & much respected friend —he wishes his name may not be used, because he thinks it probable “in the course of human Events, that the French may find it perfectly convenient to take possession of this quondam apendage to Louisiana ,” in which case the avowal of such sentiments...
In our Library Transactions orderd for Royal Academy of Sciences Turin . See below Society of Milan —We have of the Transactions of the Patriotick Society of Agriculture, Arts & Manufactures Milan 1783 Vol 1 pt. 1. only Society of Bologna See below Society of Florence —we have nothing of this Society Academy of Mexico —Mr Irujo thinks there is a University where the Arts &c. are taught—but no...