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on receivg your Letter I went to Mrs Molley Davenport who informs me the Mourning will be readey by Satterday Next & not sooner & went in Serch of the Post But could not find him howevr Mr Purdie Informs me he Applyd to him & agrees to take the Care of them. I Shall go to Town agn on Satterday Next & if the Post dont undertake to Carry them I must send a messenger but how he will Carry them I...
I received your Letter the 18th of June after I had set of from Home to the Easten Shore where I was gone a fortnight & Have been over the Hole Estate there & have Acted in the best Manner I coud in respect to the Stocks of Sheep on Mockon Isleland wherein Mr Vollentine Joind Stocks with one Mr John St[r]atton & I have broke up the Partnership & am desireous of no Persons Joining without your...
I recd your letters in the office the 30th of Jany one dated the 21st Decr & the other Jany 11 which I understood had been in the office for upwards of Eight or 10 Days as I did not Expect a letter from you till the meetg of the Mercts made no inquerary & was up at the Quarters in the ⟨time⟩ however there was nothing very matererall in them only yr Directions to Mr Everand which I went to...
I recd yr Letter ⅌ Colo. Lewis some few days after his coming to town & agreable to your instruction I have endeavour’d to proceed wherein have recd of Doctor James Carter 4th May £10.16 do of the Exrs of Mr Claiborne £14. of Mr Francis Foster £33.8. of Mr Thomas Prosser £7.5.0 his money Lost 9d. when I weighd it I took it in dollars & he had no Scales at his Lodgings tho. have given the rect...
Letter not found: from James Hill, 10–12 Jan. 1774. GW wrote Bartholomew Dandridge c.12 Feb .: “I had receivd . . . an imperfect acct of your Interview with Mr [William] Black from Mr Hill (dated the 10th or 12th of Jany).”
Inclosed you have a Bill of Loading for a pipe of pale wine shiped by order of Messrs Moorey Cary & Compy which we doubt not proving to your Satisfaction a few months hence having been carefully selected. It is 40/ ⅌ pipe cheaper than the particular wines of last year & promises to be much better than any we saw of the former vintage. We shall value on those Gent. for the Cost as at bottom. We...
Agreeable to an order we received from Messrs Cary & Co. inclosed you have a Bill of Loading for a pipe of wine which although very dear we hope will prove Satisfactory after Standing a Summer to Show its quality in which as well as the Color we have endeavored Carefully to please you. The demand for new wines having been pretty brisk & the expectation of a Wt India Convoy touching here make...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Having completed an Analysis of Oratory, as more particularly mentioned in the enclosed proposals, Upon a plan never attempted before in any language, I take the liberty to address You, as a friend to learning and an Encourager of arts and sciences. You will view the drawing, now laid before you, as the first, and as it were a rude, sketch of the Design,...
As the Stationing Twenty of capt. Rutherfords men at Fort Loudoun Gives the Greatest uneasyness to the Inhabitants In General for Several Reasons First it being Contrarey to our Ingagements to the Men on Capt. Rutherfords behalf Secondly the Grate Incouragement we have by So Maney Active Men Rangeing on our Frontier Thirdly the Greate Dislike the Men have to be Stationed There and fourthly the...
Our In habitants is all Fled from Messenuting and we are Generally in Great Fair of the Enemy upon us at Some Quarter or other and as we have No other Dependens for any Intilegance But the Ranging Company, and that Being Weakend by Party Stationed at Fort Loudoun I hope therefore you will Think it Reasonably to alter that Property So that Those Rangers May be Restord to their former Duty to...