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I have the honor to inform you that the ship Grand Turk, charter’d at New York to proceed to Tunis finish’d her loading yesterday. Invoices will be transmitted directly from General Stevens to you to prevent delay. I have enquired to day at our Offices, and find the Cargo can be insured at 5 ⅌ Cent premium; you will please to give directions if it is to be effected. The Oak timber directed to...
31 March 1801, Philadelphia. Encloses a copy of the charter party for the Grand Turk . Stevens has drawn on him for $6,556.60. Requests that he be remitted that sum. The insurance is carried by the owner at 5 percent. RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 59, ML ); letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 45, Purveyor’s Office, Philadelphia). RC 1 p. Enclosure 3 pp.
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 10t. Inst. Mess[r]s. Pettit & Bayard had sold a part of the Bills; what they had remaining I purchased agreeably to your instructions, I am not acquainted with the first indorsers but Mr. Bell is a person of undoubted Credit, I have enclosed the first & Second setts with an account stating the amount which you will be pleased to...
I wrote you on the 16 Inst. inclosing the first & Second of Mess[r]s. Pettit & Bayards bills on Amsterdam for 35000 Guilders with an account of the amot. of the purchase say $14,000. I now inclose the third & fourth of same Bills with the letters of advice to accompany the first & 2d. of said Bills. I am very respectfully Letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 45, Purveyor’s Office, Philadelphia)....
27 April 1801, Philadelphia. Has received $14,000 to cover two bills of exchange from Pettit and Bayard for 35,000 guilders. Hopes the third and fourth bills sent on 18 Apr. have arrived. Letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 45, Purveyor’s Office, Philadelphia). 1 p.
12 May 1801, Philadelphia. Discusses order to prepare the George Washington to carry cargo to Algiers and attendant problems of price and space. Encloses lists of articles still needed and those on hand. Requests further instructions. RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 59, ML ); letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 45, Purveyor’s Office, Philadelphia). RC 2 pp.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Whelen. Enclosures...
13 May 1801, Department of State . Inquires when full cargo will be ready for the George Washington , which is to begin loading for Algiers by 20 May. Encloses list of items to be obtained from navy stores, expediting shipment. In postscript instructs Whelen “not for the present [to] execute any order for goods intended for Bacri and Co.” RC ( NjP ). 1 p.; in Wagner’s hand, signed by JM....
Be pleased to examine what timber is in Mr. Humphreys possession (except live-oak) which will suit the Algerine order and enquire what further quantity may be had at Philadelphia and on what terms. The utmost dispatch is necessary, in making your report. I am, Sir, very respectfully your most obed. servt. RC ( MB ). In Wagner’s hand, signed and franked by JM; docketed by a clerk as received 21...
18 May 1801, Philadelphia. Acknowledges JM’s letter of 13 May regarding George Washington cargo for Algiers; reports that timber, gunpowder, nails, and spikes are still to be procured. Pledges to do all in his power to hasten ship’s departure. RC ( DNA : RG 59, ML ); letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 45, Purveyor’s Office, Philadelphia). RC
21 May 1801, Department of State. Outlines plans to draw on naval stores for parts of George Washington ’s cargo. RC ( PPAmP : Feinstone Collection). 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by JM.