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Le Havre, 1 Feb. 1788 . Two ships flying American colors arrived “yesterday” with 749 hhds. of tobacco shipped by Johnson & Muir in accordance with Morris’ contract with the farmers-general; the ships, the Sally and Potomac , left Annapolis 26 Dec.; it would be “surprising” if the farmers received the tobacco in spite of the resolution and convention passed at Berni. Is informed by the masters...
[ Le Havre, 24 Nov. 1785 . Recorded in SJL as received 1 Dec. 1785. Not found.]
Le Havre, 22 May 1787 . Transmits account of expenses “for the 12 large Boxes Cartouch Boxes” shipped on the Portsmouth , Captain Oldner, for Norfolk. The whole amounts to £ 588–17–6, which has been debited against TJ’s account. “Mr. Rucker, residing in London, of the House Constable, Rucker & Co. of New York, hath found himself in the most cruel Situation to leave London because he could not...
Le Havre, 17 Mch. 1786. The “American Ship Hanover, burthen 400 Tuns, commanded by Williams,” is lying in port and will sail for Virginia; any goods which TJ or his friends may wish to ship to that part of America should be sent by land, to his care, at once; will execute any commissions TJ may have for him. RC ( MHi ); 1 p.; endorsed. Noted in SJL as received 31 Apr. [1 May?]; 1786.
Le Havre, 22 June 1788 . Articles mentioned in TJ’s of 18 June not yet arrived from Amsterdam; Limozin has delivered TJ’s letter to Montgomery and called on Mrs. Montgomery. “I have taken the freedom to present her My Son and to invite her to take tomorrow at my house with her Children a Family’s Dinner.” She has accepted, and Limozin regrets he cannot be of the company “because some very...
Le Havre, 25 Dec. 1788 . Introduces “Mr. Fraser a Gentleman who made very long travells in all parts of America to collect the most curious plants in that country.” Is convinced TJ will “be pleased to converse with him, and to judge of his great skill in the Botanical Line.” RC ( MHi ); 2 p.; endorsed. Recorded in SJL as received 4 Jan. 1789. See John Ramsay to TJ, 22 Nov. 1788 .
Le Havre, 31 Mch. 1787 . Encloses Captain Joshua Oldner’s bill of lading for the “twelve Cases Catridge Boxes … consigned me for the use of the State of Virginia” and shipped on the Portsmouth bound for Norfolk. She is ready to sail with the “very First Fair wind,” and Limozin is sending another bill of lading by her to the governor of Virginia. His next letter will bring the note of expenses...
Le Havre, 1 Aug. 1787. In accordance with TJ’s instructions of 29 July, has drawn sight draft on him for 739₶ 13s.; will make inquiries about the box which TJ mentioned; thanks him for the information on current affairs; hopes “Peace could continue untill April next” for he has “Ventures at Sea the value of which exceed 25000£ Sterling,” the returns of which cannot be had until “March or April...
I am indebted to your both favors of the 4th and 17th instant. The first was deliverd to me by Mr. Faure with a small parcell containing Gazettes &c. I am Striving to get leave from our Comptroller of this Custom house to forward you the hungd Beef sent to you from Hambro. Such trifles were not formerly refused. And I am certain that if you should take the trouble, to write few lines to the...
Le Havre, 18 Dec. 1787. Not having a reply to his letters of 18 and 19 Nov., fears that the observations in his letter of 18 Nov. were not approved; if such is the case, he wishes to be informed. Observes, nevertheless, that if the duties on yellow beeswax imported from America into France were lessened, its importation would be greatly increased; the present duty is 5.₶ 10s. per 100 “neat.”...