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I Take the Liberty by this Letter Whereof the Bearer is Mr. Julius Oliver , who will have the honour to be Presented to you, by Messrs. Jos. Anthony & Sons—my Worthy Friends & Correspondents & who have been So Good as to take Care of him, Since he is in Philadelphia, for the Benefit of his education; to Introduce you this young man— When he arived there he was then a young Boy, & it was not...
I was favoured in due Time with your much Respected Letter of the 5th. last June, and Beg you to accept my Best thanks for the usefûll Information, you Gave me, for the Best means of Placing money in the united States; Messrs. Mason & Fenwick placed the 1st. July Last Dard. 6000—for my own account in the Bank of the united States, with which they had only Twelve shares of Dard. 400—making...
Lyons, France, 12 Jan. 1801 . TJ’s great reputation prompts her to write in regard to the estate of Gaspard Cenas, who died in Philadelphia about two and a half years ago. Gaspard’s father François Cenas, who lives in a home for elderly people in Lyons, is unable to pursue inquiries with regard to the estate. The writer, the Widow Durand, is François Cenas’s daughter and has taken up the...
Paris, 4 Thermidor Year 8 [ i.e. 23 July 1800 ]. Mr. Bohlen, in repeated letters sent through Amsterdam, having advised him to write to TJ on the subject of the monuments to be built in America to the glory of liberty and to the memory of George Washington, he takes this occasion “to renew my correspondance and presente to you the sentiments of my estime.” He is certain that TJ will not have...
I am at a loss my dear Sir to find words to express what I felt at the reception of your very friendly letter! So much kindness has filled my heart with gratitude and believe me when I assure you this Sentiment will last as long as my own existence. I can easily conclude from what you tell me that I can entertain little or no hopes of obtaining from Congress any kind of assistance for my Son:...
Je remets a Monsieur Richard qui part par le même Courrier que la presente, Votre montre renfermée dans une boîte a Votre adresse— Je prends la liberté de me reserver l’avantage de La reparer dans le Cas ou elle en auroit besoin Son prix avec les fraix monte a Cent soixante quinze dollars que Vous voudrez bien ne me faire Compter qu’aprés l’essai de la dte. montre Je suis avec le plus profond...
J’attendais pour repondre a L’honneur de Votre lettre , qu’une occasion de Vous envoyer Votre Montre se presentat. J’ai manqué d’une heure celle que Vous m’aviez indiquée, et depuis ce tems Mr Letombe consul de france m’en fait esperer une, dont le retard s’accorde mal avec L’impatience que j’ai de Vous servir Je joindrai a la montre un dessein dont Mr Barralet Vous fait Lhommage, et peut être...
At a moment when called by the voice of a nation to its highest station congratulations flow to you from all quarters shall an insignificant individual of it presume to offer you her’s. Yes my good Sir I flatter myself you will permit it, when I reflect on the many proofs of your good will towards me & persuaded that the effusions of a grateful remembrance can never want a welcome from the...
Altho’ we have not the Honor of being acquainted with you, we trust our rights as Citizens Will not be the less regarded. The enclosed memorials will express the Object of our desires. We beg leave however to observe, that we understand a Petition has Gone forward to Congress, praying all concessions Whatever heretofore Granted May be confirmed; These concessions all became forfeited by their...
You will pardon the Liberty I take in addressing you when I inform you that your Letter of the 24th. June of last Year directed to Mr Philip Nolan (with whom for many Years I have been connected in the strictest Friendship) has in his absence come into my possession. That extraordinary and enterprising Man is now and has been for some Years past employed in the Countries bordering on the...