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I recd. yesterday your’s of the 28th. and this morning called on Col: Smith from whom I obtained the pamphlet & map, herewith inclosed. The former you are to keep. The latter being the last copy is to be sent back to him after satisfying yourself with it. With respect to the Map of S. America he says that it was obtained from the Engraver by Pitt & Grenville during the squabble with Spain, and...
Lisbon, 1 July 1791 . Enclosing his account, as requested in TJ’s of 15 Mch. He wrote Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard to ask if they had received orders to pay him the sums stated in that letter, but has had no reply and has not drawn the whole due him, not needing remainder until furniture ordered from England arrives. He has not been able to state amount of postage with precision, but it is...
New York, 1 July 1791 . He received TJ’s of the 28th yesterday and this morning obtained from Col. Smith the pamphlet and map, here enclosed, the former to be kept and the latter returned as it is the last copy. As to the map of South America, he says it was obtained “from the engraver by Pitt and Grenville during the squabble with Spain, and remained in their hands for that period as the best...
“Keith hall,” Scotland, 1 July 1791 . He is sending “a small publication” which he hopes TJ will accept, concerning “an universal Equalization of Weights Measures and Coins. And if I thought any man in America had bestowed more Labour on this than I have done I should not have given you this trouble.” As for TJ’s proposed rod pendulum vibrating seconds as the standard, he surely knows that...
The exportation of Rice from America to Spain, has I think been in a progressive State for some years. Bread Grains and Meals are Received in Spain from the U S without any obligation to be exported. Consequently may be Consumed in Spain or exported to their Colonies and in Times of Scarcity are actually Consumed in Spain to large extent. The prohibition to the importation of American flour...