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Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Mr. Vaughan, and finding that the Pragers do not draw at present, he must endeavor to procure any other good bills on London or Amsterdam to a smaller amount for the present moment. If Mr. Vaughan can recommend him any (say to amount of 5000.D.) the drawers having property here to secure us, and not dealing in paper, he will oblige Th:J. Can Mr....
M. Vaughan takes the liberty of enclosing to Mr. Jefferson a Copy of a Contract for Land, made by a worthy French Family. M. Vaughan wishes Mr. Jefferson would favor him with any information in his power on the subject of these Lands—Which The family would I believe wish to dispose of. If you can communicate your opinions to Mr. Priestly, I shall be Still more obliged. Yours sincerely RC ( MHi...
I received some time ago from you the inclosed paper, but not being certain of the precise point of the enquiry intended, I meant to have had the pleasure of seeing you. In the mean time the malady of the town prevents it, and occasions my setting off for Virginia tomorrow. I presume it might be to know something of the value of the lands: but on this subject a more ignorant person could not...
Having mentioned to Mr Hamilton the Substance of a sentiment conveyed to me by D[r] Bancroft, He thought the communication would be agreeable to you I enclose the original & have made an extract. I remain with the greatest esteem your st ALS , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters. Physician Edward Bancroft (1744–1821) was born in Westfield, Massachusetts. He settled in England in 1767 and in...
I hope you will not think it presumptive of me to add a word to the Subject of the enclosed letters— The Talents of M Cooper are highly Spoken of (in the law) which he practises in Northumberland—I have had an intimate acquaintance with him since his residence in this Country, & whatever His Speculative opinions may have been, he has never rendered himself a party; & even those speculative...
Not knowing how far the inclosed address may serve to give a certain conveyance to the letter, I have thought it safest to put it under your cover, not doubting that your communion with the person would enable you to procure it a sure passage to it’s destination. I am with esteem Dear Sir Your friend & servt PrC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “Mr. John Vaughan.” Enclosure: TJ to Benjamin Vaughan,...
I inclosed you by last post a letter meant for your brother . It was in answer to one I had recieved, signed James Martin. I begin now to suppose it possible that letter may not have come from your brother. If you have forwarded him mine, it is well as it is immaterial whether it goes to him or you send it back to me. But do not let it go to any hands but his or mine. Perhaps I may write you...
M Vaughan presents his respectful Compts to the President of the United States; & informs him that upon reexamining the Packet, he has found inside of one of the letters, a line from a Mr Robson dated Charleston who informs that he receivd the letters in Porto Rico—Mr Mason was passenger in the Ellis from London &, taken into that Port—Several letters of Introduction for N York were enclosed...
The enclosed was just recieved by me under cover, should any reply be necessary & be forwarded under cover to me, it will be safely conveyed to its destination— I have the pleasure of informing you that our much valued friend Dr Priestly is now on his recovery from a most dangerous Illness, & will I hope in two or three Weeks be able to resume his pen & his Labors— The plates to the 4th Vol....
The enclosed I have just recieved, & am requested to forward in the same manner as a former one, the reply if sent as before, will be carefully & safely forwarded— I have just recieved a letter from our much respected friend Dr Priestley who is entirely recover’d, & resumes his studies— I remain with the greatest respect Dr Sir. Your obt. & obliged friend & servt RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as...