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    • Pendleton, Edmund
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    • Jefferson, Thomas
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When I view the date of yr. favor of April 19th., I am ashamed of having so long delayed to acknowledge it’s reciept & comply with your small request. my Answers to your queries are now inclosed, which I fear will be a poor compensation for the delay, or for your trouble in forming the Questions. The truth is that when your letter came to hand, I was engaged in a very disagreable piece of...
In Committee. The paper before a committee, whether select or of the whole, may be either such as originates with themselves, as a draught of an address a bill to be framed Resolutions or a bill referred to them. in every case the bill or other paper is first read by the clerk, & then by the chairman by paragraphs. Scob. 49. pausing at the end of the paragraph, & putting questions for amending...
Permit me to introduce to you my friend Mr. John Hoomes jr., son of Mr. Hoomes of the Bowling Green whose respectability you are no stranger to. The young Gentn. (worthy of such a father) is in the Mercantile line and about to go to Europe; and as it is possible that he may be taken & carried to France; Or that he may incline to viset that Countrey before his return, he judges that in either...
My blessings for my Countrey, such as they are, are not, like the old Patriarchs, confined to one, but as numerous as the Stars in the firmament—their inefficacy, and the difficulty of their diffusion, is not so easy to overcome—I set about a 2d. Essay , but a train of interruptions, added to the feeble state of my mental powers, & more feeble motion of my Pen, having no Clerk, delayed my...
I have received yr. Friendly Card of Salutation , & was much concerned at the information that the Fall of Stock was below all price in Phila.—we have made Enquiry here & find that there is no Market at any price; At the same time we have in Vain endeavoured to borrow the money to accommodate Mr. Short, and it being said that the price at Phila. for 6 pr. Cents was 16/. & so in proportion For...
Since my last Mr. Lyons hath held a Council with those learned in the Science, who are of Opinion that the present time is very unfavorable for the Sale of our Stock; what is called the market price being very low, & None or very few Purchasers at that; it is supposed that during the Month of April, it will be known whether a rise happens or is in near prospect, & our conclusion is to wait til...
As soon as I shall have communed with Mr. Lyons on the propriety of selling our stock, you shall be informed when payment shall be made of Royal’s decree vs. Robinson’s Admors; the place I suppose will be Richmond. The rise or fall of that market price, probably depends on events rather likely to produce the latter, & may dictate a present sale, but the scarcity of Cash, it is said, will...