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since my letter of this date—I have to add, That in my letter to you of the 2d. I had given—Assurances of your three several letter packages being on Board the Ship Stadt, Hamburgh. (not in the least doubting, but they would be received) It was however with difficulty I got permission (thro the influence of a particular Mercht.) to Ship the Two Boxes—On delivering my single package which...
Your favrs: 26th & 31st. passed—I recd 8th. Inst, and now inclose you, Mr Brands patent, for, 1000. Acres, (my Usual charge on these are 1 dollar)—Mr Trump—has your draft for doors—and promise, of compleating them—in 20 or 30 days. he is busily employed at Frankford. from whence he Returns to Town every saturday Evening— you have I presume recd letter of advice, and shipment of Rod Iron from...
Your Esteemed favr 5th. addressed to me at Washington (instead of this Place) did not reach me Untill the 15th.—by Your expected Arrival the 17th. I did not think of Answering it, but immediately sent on your several packages—and uncased them at Mr Conrades.—your Accomodations are eligant, and the Other Rooms filled with your particular friends—Messrs: Langdon Baldwin Brown &ca—are every...
I am happy in being favored with yours of 18th—on Receipt of which, I opened the Box, and shall repack, the enormous tooth, Address, and deliver it, as directed. Annexed, you have Invoice of sash doors, as well your account up to this day, which on examining—I trust and hope will be found pretty Correct; though different—from yours’s in some items—and mode of Statement: if any errors—pray Note...
Your favor 2d: received Yesterday, advise, your having drawn on me for $330: at 10 days on Mr. Shorts account will be duly honored. The excess of Messrs. Trumps and Stocks account you will find particulars of, in my Invoice 18th July with charges deducted $96.83. I most sincerely wish, I could say—the fever abates; if we are only so happy as to Arrest its progress, and wait patiently the...
As I ought not, any longer, defer, writing to Mr Short, in Answer, to his last favr: 1st: Octr: I have subjoined a statemt. of his a/c copy of which I submit to you, for your perusal and Amendment (if necessary.)—Should it meet your Approbation, you will please retain it—I have the Original before me.—to correct, if needfull—I shall then prepare two setts to forward Mr Short.—first, ⅌ the...
Inclosed I return you Copy of my a/c & letter to Mr Short, the Original, & duplicate of which, shall be, as you have Corrected.—I have also sent ⅌ Mr Dunn—2 pair Black silk Stockings—the largest & Best, of the Merchandize—Mr Pickford—my Assistant brought me from Baltimore—Mr. Latimore had a pair of them, Yesterday, in lieu of a former pair (smaller—p 34ƒ)—these are Only 28ƒ a pair—and I think...
The within six Certificates for 42 shares of the Loan for five Millions (just now recd) are handed you, for the proper Assignmts—and to be Returned me, in Order to be filled up—as ⅌ er installments, (the 2d:) on, or before the 10th Next Mth, yet should they not reach me in time, I shall nevertheless—pay the Amt $525.— the price of Scrip is 30 ⅌ Ct and should it rise even to 100—is only 12½ ⅌...
The inclosed 3, Cks. Amt $243.50 I hope will meet your wishes—I could Value my self on my Correspondt. Mr John Richards—as—I have more than the Above Amt still in his hands— your watch is already—with the Watch Maker—I have sent to you ⅌ the bearer, five dollar, in small change not very readily—to be had. here— I am sir your Obedt. H. svt RC ( ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers); at foot of text:...
The Weather is realy too bad, to walk, or I should have waited on you personaly I am almost certain, you must, be in want of some little matters.—If you Approve of these two hankerfs:—I can procure more at same Rate ie, 4/6—and should you think of any Other Article—Mr. Mc.Munn—or his servant—is almost every day in Town, and calls, here—you could be Accomodated without the trouble of sending...
I have already by this Eveng Mail remitted Messs: G & J.   $384.43, and Credited Mr Shorts a/c     535.83 is $920.26. to your debit, which presume will meet your wishes.—On the 12th. Inst: I, remitted said Gent: $148.48½ Mrs Keys 5th. and last installmt:— with great Esteem—I am sir your Obedt: H st: RC ( ViU ); written on a scrap of paper bearing faint impressions of other text, probably in...
Your two favrs. 15th & 16th Ulto. were duly recd, and would have been Answered before this, but, in the hope, of succeeding—in procuring for you Myers Accot. of his travels in France 2 Volo: P.P. had not got it, or, any Other, Book store in Town. at least, I inquired of several, and left Order, with, Dobson, to procure them for me, if to be had. even at second hand—is now the Only chance...
I arrived here last Evening in 35 hours—and calling at the post Office this Morning I found—your Esteemed favr. 19th.—The One you addressed to Mr Trump I have forwarded & likewise wrote & given full directions Respecting the Young Mans going via Richmond ⅌ water— Mr John Richard —whom I have left in Charge of my Bank a/c notes of hand &c: with directions to treat, & purchase a Bill of ex—(near...
It Occurs, to J Barnes, that the salaries or Compensations are all regularly Accounted for—and Warrants issued therefor, immediately After, 31st. Mar: 30th June. 30th sepr & 31st decr. And that, in Case any One Office, is closed—or Vacated—by death, resignation—or removal, &c. each Accot. is made up, to the day it happens—but the Accot. is not Usually passed—untill the expiration of the...
I have now the pleasure to hand you, the Annexed Inv $61.88 as well, Mr Bartram & your particulars—am fearfull these plants, by their long delay, and close package, will receive injury. Had I known, they had not, been bespoke—ere you left Town, I should have, had them, on Board the Little Jim—12th Ulto— I have taken the liberty of inclosing my letter to Doct. Bache—under Cover to...
Your two favours of the 8th: are at hand, and Mr. Callendar wrote to—as you desired. Your power of Attorney—though One Witness Only—was—by sending it, to Grays ferry, confirmed by the Comptrollar—and Colo. Monroes draft, shall meet my pointed Attention. From the late frosts, our Neighbours are daily returning to Town—too early I fear, from the continued indisposition of sundry persons...
since my last respects, of the 6th: Ulto. I am without any of your favrs:, or Ansr: to mine 17th March when I inclosed Six certificates (42 shares 8 ⅌ Ct loan) on Mr Shorts a/c to be transferred & returned (Tho not, very Material)—as I can—without them—Continue to pay their monthly Installmts.— but I am, no less uneasy—least, Accident, or indisposition may have intervened. your ill fated,...
In conformity to your favor 31st. past, I have transposed—to your debet $47.25 and to Mr. Lott, Credit for said Amount, being the Ballancing Amount of said Gentleman’s account rendered him—through you 30th June, at least, my Ledger tells me so; if not correct, I hope Mr. Lott, will please Notice it—and shall at all times be happy, in Rendering him, any services here, I am Dear Sir Most...
I had the pleasure addressing you 22d—Inst. since when, have been inabled to state—what I presume to be, the Nt Balce.—on your, & Mr Randolphs 4th: Instal[mt.] becoming payable 18th Next Mo, say $193.51 as ⅌ a/c Annexed and should, your Occasional drafts, exceed that Amot:—do not, I pray you, hesitate in drawing them—Allowing me, time suitable, to the immediate Occasion—Your 1st: Octo....
I have at length the pleasure of Acknowledging—recpt: of your esteemed favr : 17th: with Minute—of yr. Appt: a/c—inclosed; you have mine, up to the present. Appr.imate Balla: in my favr. $60.49½-—which on examining, I hope will be found nearly Correct, and by this you—will be inabled, to Correct the statemt. you had the trouble—to form—from yr. Memoms.— —Mr Roberts spoke to me, some time since...
The fate of Our subscriptions to the Loan of five Millions —is already made known,—for every 4,000—14 Certificates —and Nearly in that proportion thro out,—the subscription Money on the 26—to be withdrawn—will be repaid—I expect, in a few days— If the 42—can be consolidated in the Name of William Short, I shall have it done—or—wait the indorsemts. The sloop Little Jim—is almost loaded, & the...
I am this Instant favoured with yours, 25th Ulto: and Note your Additional draft, to the Order of Messrs. C. Johnston & Co: for $650. as well $210. to the Credit of Mr. P. Lott. Very fortunately, the inclosed pamphlett, (which you request,) was some few days since, left with me—in the state you find it. Mr. H—has assuredly, reduced his Consequence, to the most degrading and Contemptable point...
On your departure, I set abt. Collecting and Arranging your several items & packages,—all but to dates & tongues. (not to be had.) have now the pleasure handing you particulars—as well a/c to this day. EE.— —Mr Sheaff, on whom I called several times, as Often Assured me, his packages—would be ready at an hours notice—to Morrow & to Morrow: seemed to triffle with me, and when I asked to see...
Thomas Jefferson Esqr: In a/c with John Barnes. 1800. Mar 17 To Amot due ⅌ a/c rendrd:  £67.84½ " J Birch 5.–   18 himself  50.–   20 6 Bank Notes 470.–   " Sloop Sally
Tho’ I have not Since in Europe had the happiness of receiving a Line from you Mr. Jefferson, yet esteeming you not merely my chief Patron, but the Great Patron of the Liberal principles of Philosophy, Republicanism, Virtue, & Universal Philanthropy, gratitude impels me to address you as Occurrent circumstances indicate— Having given my Sentiments generally in my Last dated Octr. 25th. 1799. &...
Thomas Jefferson Esqr. In a/c with John Barnes 1800 1800 May 13th To T. S. Parks   $7.40. May 12 By Appt Balle ” Phillips    4. agreed to $305.51. ” T. Dobson   52.91. 24 By Appt. Balle favr JB. card. to New a/c