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Upon recept of your esteemed favor of 27 Augt I waited upon M Gerard & find that it was charged to him in Paris by his Banker James Lafitte & Co 530£ to Me ss Debures on 21 Sep. 1821—a/c dated 31 Dec. 1821 No opportunity offered for France until 2 July 1821 when the letters for Debures & Dodge went by the Same opportunity—I observe with pleasure that your hand writing is as usual, & of Course...
In May or June 1821. you were so kind as to remit for me in mr Girards bills 200.D. to Dodge of Marseilles and 100.D. to Debures libraries of Paris. the former has credited me the 200.D. as recieved Sep. 21. 21. the Debures wrote me Aug. 24. 21. that they had not yet recieved the 100.D. remitted them. I have no doubt they recieved it soon after the date of their letter; but they have never...
Your favor of 20. has much relieved me the Gazette has just announced the accident, & caused much anxiety to your friends, accept my congratulations that you are doing well & my wishes that your useful life may be prolonged—Judge Tilghman & M rs Wistar are much obliged to you for your kind attention to their wishes—Young Wistar has at length relinquish his views of going into the Navy which...
Since my lre of Nov. 10. I have learnt that a new reguln has been adopted in the Navy deptmt, by which no person can recieve a Midshipman’s warrant unless they have been on some actual service at sea 6. mo. at least. it was further observed that a considble proportion of the applicants within that period become so disgusted with sea-service as to relinquish their intentions altogether, mr...
Your favor of Oct. 31. is just recieved. certainly no service which I can ever render to any member of the Family of my deceased friend Doct r Wistar shall be witheld. the only access to employment in our navy is thro’ the grade of Midshipman; and so numerous are the aspirants for admission to that, that it is long before the turn of a new one comes about to entitle him to a warrant. if this...
I have rec d a letter from Dodge & Oxnard of 24 Aug t acknowledging receipt of the Bill on Paris for 960 Fs. Our friend M rs Wistar has been & is much distressed on acco t of her son, who has a desire to enter into the Navy, which no reasoning can overcome—It is against the principles of her society, but such being his predilection & steady determination—she not only assents, but warmly...
I recieved yesterday your favor of June 24. and I now inclose you two copies of my letter to Dodge which I hope he will still recieve in time to have my wines here before the winter storms set in.—can you tell me any thing of Correa? I salute you with thanks for your kindnesses and assurances of my constant friendship and respect. MHi .
On 24. I rem d to M Dodge & Girards Bill for 960fr at 5 20 for which I paid him 184.61 I rec d from M r Peyton a remittance of 196 20 which leaves a ball e in your favor of 11.59 I advised that the letter for Dodge was mislaid $ 196:20
Your favor was rec d & I have procured from M r Girard 960 Franks in Paris which I have remitted to M Dodge—But during some serious indisposition of one of our family—your letter for M Dodge is mislaid I regret the Circumstance & request that you will immediately send me another & Copy , one shall go from hence one from N York—the Bill 1 s & 2 d went this day The outrageous attack of the...
The season is come for paying you my respects of annual trouble. I have occasion to remit to mess rs Dodge and Oxnard of Marseilles for wines E t c the sum of 180.D. clear of exchange. I now desire my friend & correspondent at Richmond Col o Bernard Peyton to remit to you that sum with whatever addition may be necessary on account of exchange—if mr Girard indulges us as usual with his bill, it...