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I Beleive you will be much pleased to hear that I am going to Draw a Very Troublesom family from your Neighborhood. My Stay in America must unavoidably be longer than I intended, and therefore I think it Best that Mrs. Barclay and the Children join me here. I have not settled my accounts with Congress though they have been ready for Inspection for some time. The balance due to me from the...
[ New York, 30 Nov. 1787 . A letter from Barclay of this date is recorded in SJL Index, which letter was enclosed in the Commissioners of the Treasury to TJ, 5 Dec.1787 , received 26 Jan. 1788, and enclosed in TJ to William F. Ast, 9 Feb. 1788 , q.v.; see also TJ to Ast, 19 June 1788 . Not found.]
[ L’Orient, 2 Aug. 1787. Recorded in SJL as received 7 Aug. 1787, together with a letter of Zachariah Loreilhe [ca. 3] Aug., q.v., in which Barclay’s letter was probably enclosed. Not found.]
I do myself the honor to inclose to your Excellency a letter from Mr. Andrew Huntington of Norwich in Connecticut, covering a Memorial to the Marechal De Castries relative to a demand which he makes for supplies furnish’d some French Prisoners in America by order of Mr. Holker, and which Letter and Memorial I did not receive untill this day though it is dated in May 1786. I do not think that...
We have had a continued set of hard blowing Westerly Winds for three Weeks, but the weather is now moderate and promises a change favorable to my Embarkation. The only excuse for the trouble I have given you lately, is the situation I have been in, and to increase it I must now mention the Error committed by me in the Sketches of the little Accounts which I sent you. The expence of the China...
Permit me to trouble you once more before my departure on the subject of two Affairs in which the Interest of the United States has been for some years engaged. In 1783 Messrs. LaVayse and Puchelberg of this Town made some Purchases at Public Auction of sundry Prize Goods brought in here by Captain John Barry of the Alliance Frigate on which a balance of 72263.15.6 Livres is still due, and...
Since writing the letter which accompanies this I found the Following Memorandums in a Book of mine. It will Enable you to fill up one of the Blanks in the little Account I sent you. Mr. Jefferson 2 Dozens Madiera wine 30 livs. ⅌ Doz. 60 1½ Doz. Frontignan 24 36 1½ of Muscat 18 27 2 Pounds of tea 16 139 Received Twenty four livres 24 livs. 115 Expence of China at Rouen
I Do my self the honor to Inclose you two Books of 82 pages Containing All my accounts respecting my missions to Morocco, by which you will see that the amount of the Expenses attending the Negotation Including the Presents and all the travelling Charges of M. Franks and my self amount to Livres 95179.10, which sum I shall place to the Debts of the United States. The Particulars of the...
L’Orient,8 July 1787 . Encloses a sight draft in favor of TJ on Grand for 2,370 livres dated “the 31st. past” which balances his account current with the state of Virginia, also enclosed. Before this was opened, he was engaged by the Governor and Council of Virginia in other business; after its completion he was sent funds with instructions for their disbursement. “I was desired to accept of...
L’Orient, 6 July 1787 . Encloses a letter written since his arrival there. “It relates intirely to my affair with French & Nephew, and Do’s not Call on you for any Immediate attention. I trouble you with it to shew you that I Did all that I thought my Duty towards these Men.” Lynch, whom TJ saw at Bordeaux, called on Barclay, and they parted “on such terms as made me Expect an accommodation...