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Mr. James Taylor Jr informd me he had sent by Capt Stephen Moore two pipes of Brasil wine & had reserved two more for you to be sent by some other oppertunity; Capt. Moore has promised his particular care of them & to forward them to you from Alexandria.—The Frigates I expect will sail this day, the French Frigate Semilante is in Hampton road I beleive ready for sailing & it is said here that...
I received your favor of the 2d. no wine having yet arived I hardly beleive any will, but should any arive, you can have what you please of it, tho if you should want, I can procure at any time for you, what you shall order, of as good wine & same kind, shpped by the house in Madeira, that in London & those in Madeira, I have heard have disagreed. I am glad to hear of other wines being...
I Recieved your favor inclosing $20.75. for the charges of the things from Orleans, I hope they may give some incite, to the antient settlements on the Missisipi. Cyder in barrels from this will be the safest way of yr. getting it good, we have bottlers in plenty who will tell you they improve liquors, by mixtures, which I am not fond off, I like genuine best, the packets from this to Alexra....
I wrote you the 31st. last & 1st. Inst, since which I have received the inclosed list of articles required by Capt Bradshaw of the British Brig Columbine. This being the first case and may be a precedent for others, I beg your instructions thereon. I can only refer you to my former opinion on this subject, viz that one month’s provisions is fully sufficient to carry them to Halifax, but beg...
This will be deliverd you by my friend Mr. Newsam , member of Assembly from Princess Ann County, I beg leave to introduce him to you, as a worthy good republican—I sent you some images & Orange shrubs, brought in from the Missisipi. I hope they got safe to your hands, also the two pipes of wine sent to the care of Mr Barnes, by Mr. Taylor. I have sent a pipe of L P. to Mr Madison by your...
8 August 1803, Norfolk . Informs JM that “Hudson impressed by Capt. Douglas, of the British Frigate Boston, has been liberated.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, ML ). 1 p.; docketed by Wagner as received 13 Aug.
By my freind Mr Myers, at the request of Mr. Campo, a spanish Gentn I send you two boxes of best Segars, which be pleased to accept off. they are such as cannot be purchased & if you do not smoke our freinds Mr Burr & Mr. Galatin &c. who doeth will enjoy them when you meet—I am most respectfully Yr. obt. Servt RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 23 Feb. and so recorded in SJL . Enclosed in...
I received the inclosed last night. A Brittish line of battle ship Commanded by Sir Thomas Hardy & Frigate Mermaid have arived in Hampton road. I am respectfully Yr. Obt Servt. Triumph -- 74 -- Sir Thos. Hardy Mermaid frigate, Captn. Hollis DNA : RG 59—Correspondence with Collector of Customs Regarding Impressed Seamen.
After two months session I have got home & hope you have received the Cyder, which Mr Taylor informs me he shipped to you & that it may please as it is said to be good & well racked—some was shipped agreeable to your order to Mr. Jefferson at Richmond. Our harbour is full of shipping & daily more ariving but they bring nothing new, except the dreadful situation of the French in St. Domingo, no...
I wrote you some days past & inclosed Mr Eassans letter to me, I have since been informed that he is a good man, from gentlemen from that County. & they wished him to succeed. I am happy to hear that our prospects in the Mediteranean brightens, I have hopes all the European powers will join in stopping the depredations of the States of Barbary. you have not said whether I shall ingage any...
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...
An act of Assembly passed in the year 1761 dividing the County of Norfolk, into three distinct Parishes, the whole being in one, that part which Norfolk Borough lies in, petitiond the Assembly to allow the Vestry, to purchase four lotts in Town to accommodate the Minister, between the years 1761 & .65 which was granted & obtaind the Royall assent on payment of ten guineas as well as I...
My friend Mr Moses Myers having business in the City of Washington I beg leave to introduce him to you as a good citizen & worthy Gentleman. I wish we could have the pleasure of seeing you in Norfolk to make some returns for the many civilities received from you, it will always give me pleasure to render services to any of your friends travelling this way. I am most respectfully yr. obt Servt...
The above is a Copy of a report made by Capt. Vickery, of the conduct of Capt. Stopford of the Chichester Brittish Ship of War lying at anchor in Hampton road. He has an American Citizen which we have proved & will not deliver him up, & said if Jesus Christ was to come on board he would not do it. I am told he tak es the liberty of stopping vessels, coming in, but have had no other report than...
Inclosed is mrs Bonneville’s order on Mr. Thomas Paine, which I have no doubt will be paid I will thank you to give it my Son who will be in Congress. Captn. Stanleys acct. £22:10 Sterling Mr. Paine had better remit by a bill on some of the Offices here, who have public money in their hands—excuse me troubling you on such an Occassion. A lady a Stranger & wanting supplies & a request to do it,...
I have just arived a consignment of old Madeira wines; Brasil Quality & London Particular, from a Portugeze house; who ships my wine for drinking. the Brasil kind is superior to any other sent here & such as is seldom imported; if you should want a supply, I will direct it to be saved for you by mr. Js Taylor Jr. to whom I have given up my business. be pleased to accept my best wishes for yr....
I Received the second part of the bills this post, for which I am much obliged to you, I wrote you that I had reserved 2 pipes of the Brasil & recommended some of the London particular for table use, the latter is the kind sent to Richmond, it is of good quality & equal to any imported of the kind 3 years old. There was only 10 pipes of the Brasil come in, if any more than the two I wrote you...
29 November 1803, Washington. Introduces “Mr. George Lynham, a Merchant of Norfolk.” “This Gentleman has suffered considerably from French and English spoliations and is anxious to obtain redress. He is desirous of consulting you on a subject all interesting to himself and his standing as a Merchant. I have long been in habits of the strictest intimacy with him and know him to be a man of...
Inclosed is a bill of parcels & Lading for a pipe of old Brasil Madeira wine, which I have hopes will meet your Approbation—Mr. Cocke the purser of the Cheasepeak frigate has been so good as to take this letter, has promised me, he will see the wine taken care of from Alexandria to Washington, he is a worthy young man & conducts himself with great propriety (I have heard) in his office. I am...
I recd. yr. letters of the 7th. & 9th. instant Wm. Milfield I believe is incorrect in his statement of being a native of this place From my own knowledge & from every inquiry no such name has ever been resident here If I can get any documents in his favor I will use my endeavors to releive him I am respectfully Yr. Obt Servt. DNA : RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.
I Received yr favor, the wine shall be sent as you desire, of the same Cargo. I have just arived a few pipes of best quality of Brasil wine, I beleive superior to any we have yet had, if you or friends should want I shall be happy to supply you or them the quality you have had we also keep. With best wishes for your health &c I am respectfully Yr. Obt RC ( DLC ). Docketed by JM. Letter not found.
Yrs. to Mr Js Taylor who is at N York came to my hands this day. he inform’d me that the Champagne was disposed of before your letter got to him, & that he had wrote you it could not be obtaind but expect his letter must have miscarried.— No good Champagne can be purchased here at present that I can hear of, or I should have bought it & sent it on. we are full of French Soldiers from Havana...
A Vessel from New Orleans—putting in here in distress having some Shrubs & curiosities on board for you, on application of the Capt. I have taken them & now forward them by Capt Willis’s Packet, they are, images dug up very high on the Missisipi & I hope will tend to some discoveries of the original settlement of this Country. the charges on them I have paid as below. it gives me pleasure to...
The Impeteaux a French 74 gun ship Was drove on shore, near Currituck Inlet, & burnt, by the Brittish ships cruising off our coasts, the particulars of which, no doubt will be laid before you, they have made no report to this office; near 700 men were landed from the Brittish Frigate Melampus at this place. several swam on shore. I am respictfully Yr. Obt. Servt. DNA : RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous...
Inclosed is Capt. Douglas letter to the Brittish Consul in consequence of my requesting the Brittish Consul to apply for the release of the seamen whose letters I have forwarded; it needs no comment. Before any notice can be received from the Genl. Government & admiral the s hips are off. Without yr. instructions it is useless for me to make application for their relief, which I have done...
Your esteemd favor I received of 23. Ulto. the wine shall be sent up by Capts. Willis or Moore who will be here in a few days; the Brasil wine is highly esteemd here, it is superior to the London particular, & shall send one of it. the latter is fine 3 years old & shiped (wracked off), by a Portugeze house in Madeira. you will find it clear, let the cask be ever so much shaked. we have very...
I received yr. communication respectg. the equipment of two Schrs. as privateers at Hampton. I have wrote to the Collr. there, as (one resides in the Town) to get information thereof & inclosed a Copy of yr. letter that he may prosecute if it should be the case & I will have every enquiry made in this district also & if any such object shall be carrying on, I shall give you the information...
I have this day sold 12 bars. of the rice agreeable to yr. directions and obtaind five dollars & 65 for it. Be pleased to direct what shall be done with the remainder as no opportunity offerd in time to carry it to Boston. Not having an invoice I will thank you to have one sent (a Copy) as I was obliged to weigh what was sold & allow 10 P Ct. for tare I am with the greatest respect yr. obt...
Mr. Taylor has inform’d me, that he has forwarded the Cyder, which I hope may get up safe & good, in bottling it will be a good way to rince the bottle with good apple brandy, it not only preserves it, but prevents the bottles in some measure from bursting. a raison thrown into each bottle, assists it much, & makes it sparkle like Champagne; if you bottle small beer, by throwing a teaspoonful...
Yesterday I am informd the Brittish Ship of War Cambrian anchord in Hampton Road. She was one of the interdicted ship s & not the same Capt. Is the proclamation of the President the 3d. May last to be, inforced. Several other ships of war are in the road. I have not heard of their molesting any vessels & have directed the Revenue Cutter to keep a good look out & to report if any thing happens,...