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From a beleif that Dr Upshaw’s professional talents eminently qualify him for Hospital or Regimental Surgeon, and from a persuation, I might add confidence, that he will ably perform the duties appertaining to that station.—I take the liberty of recommending him for that appointment. I cannot forbear to mention a nother highly valuable qualification in favor of Dr Upshaw—He is a sound,...
Mr. Samuel B. Archer a young gentleman Of worth and a good republican, in passing by your Seat, feels a strong desire of paying his respects to you. He has intimated to me his wish—It is with pleasure I comply with it. Permit me to introduce him to you. Yrs with sentiments Of the highest respects & esteem DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Mr. James M. Murdaugh of this place intends travelling through the Western parts of this State, in passing by your seat, it is his wish to call and become acquainted with you. To gratify an inclination so natural in a gentleman of Mr. Murdaugh respectability is pleasing to me. I take the liberty of introducing this gentleman to you. I remain with sentiments of high respect & consideration Yr....
I now have the pleasure of acknowledging the receipt of your note of yesterday. You must be mistaken as to the Cyder. I recollect that at your request I had Cyder procured for you several times, but it is my firm belief that you have paid for the same. Through the assistance of a friend some mrytle wax was obtained for you, said to be 30. Ct but as I did not weigh it, I am not certain that...
I deliverd your packet to Mr Purviance yesterday & expect he will sail this day or tomorrow, the wind being fair. I am very respectfully yr obt Servt DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I am sorry to inform you that we had the misfortune of loosing the East wing of the Hospital, for sick seamen this morning, it is supposed it took fire, from a spark out of the Chimney, & the wind blowing very fresh from the N.W, the roof was instanly in flames, but by great exertions the main building (which was joind to it by a low coverd way, about ten feet a part.) was saved with very...
By disire of my Son I have sent by Capt. Ham some Myrtle wax for you, it was all I could procure at present, the berries having faild last season. The Brittish ships begin to be trouble some off our Capes, they bring all vessels too & obliged one out of his way, so far that he could scarsely fetch the the Cape, I have understood it was the Cambrian did this, I shall inquire into the case. I...
Agreeable to your request I now send to the care of Mr Deblois, a Keg of Myrtle wax—The gentleman who forwarded it to me has not informed me of the quantity. I have not seen it, I shall be pleased if you find it to be of a good quality—We had the day before yesterday a great fall of snow—Great part of it yet remains—The weather is uncommon for this season—we have ice in abundance. Recieve the...
Inclosed is a letter from the Consul of Mersailes, with a box of Artichoke roots, which I have sent by Capt. Butler who has promised to deliver them, having the Brittish Ambasadors furniture on board to deliver at the City of Washington—wish you health & happiness I am very respectfully Yr Obt Servt DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I Received your three letters last mail, which are to go by mr Prentis, he is not here at present, nor have I heard of his going out, if he comes to this place, I will give him your letters, or if not return them, some letters lie in the post Office for him from Mr. Madison, I have lodged one also, that on his arival here I shall undoubtedly see him. with the greatest respect—I am Yr obt Servt...