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D   D  A. Scale house. insured 320. valued 400 B. Transfer 200. 250 C. Warehouse 288  360 808  1010 D. Warehouse 160  200 E. Warehouse 240. 300
1818. Apr. 4. having recieved mr Fancelli ’s Excha. of Nov. 11. 1817 in fav r of T. Appleton ass d to Tho s Perkins , I inclosed the certificate of the Cash r of the bank (which had been given
5Memorandum Books, 1817 (Jefferson Papers)
Jan. 1. Inclosed to Nichs. G. Dufief 50.D. to pay the 31.D. ante June 8. which Mr. Gibson did not remit and to pay for books lately ordered. 6. Deliverd. E. Bacon 65.D. to pay Isaac Hardin for 65. bush. of rye. Borrowed of E. Bacon 145.D. 11. Paid Rowland Goodman 55.D. on account. 14. Assumed to pay in Apr. or May to O. Callis’s estate 144.90 D. due to them from Mrs. Marks: also the taxes on...
D  C 1817. Jan. 6. rec d 95.48 June 6. 5. mo. int. 2.49 97.97 pd money from Fitz . 20. May 15. ord. Southall   25.  
Your favor of Feb. 17. came to hand two days ago. I wish it were more in my power to fulfill the request of furnishing you with a full and compleat catalogue for an Agricultural library. for this first and and most useful of all human arts and sciences I have had from earliest life the strongest partiality. yet such have been the circumstances of the times in which I have happened to live that...
  Geoponica Bassi. Niclasii. Lipsiae . 1781. Gr. Lat. 2. v. 8 vo Owen ’s translation of the Geoponics. Eng. 2. v. 8 vo Scriptores rei rusticae veteres. [ Cato, Varro , Columella , Palladius .] the edition published at Leipsic by Schneider
It had been so long, my very dear and antient friend, since I had heard any thing of you thro’ any channel, that I had become uncertain whether you might still be among the living. I have been relieved from that incertitude by the request of mr and mrs Derby to give them a letter to you, informing me at the same time that they had one for you from mrs Cruger . I give it therefore readily in...
Your favor of the 4 th was recieved yesterday evening only; and I hasten to return my thanks for the trouble you have in endeavoring to procure me some of the Scupernong wine. a quarter cask of it would be very desirable; and to be sent to the address of Mess rs Gibson and Jefferson my correspondents at Richmond , which is my only convenient deposit. from thence we have water carriage direct...
Your favor of the 14 th came to hand last night. letters from mr Thweatt and mr Baker of the House of Representatives , and mr Cabell of the Senate (whose attention I had asked to see justice done you) had informed me that the legislature had declined acting on your case, as one which belonged to the courts of justice. my hope had been that they would give to you any right which might have...
The enrolment of my name among those of the members of the Columbian Institute is an honor which I recieve with the acknolegements it so justly calls for. I place it to the account of their kindness, and not of any services I can now render them. age and it’s effects forbid me that expectation, and teach me that it is not among the ruins of memory that new materials for science are to be...
Your favor of the 17 th came to hand yesterday. I had, two days before, addressed a letter , on the subject of these packages of wine to mr Starke of your office, with whom I had had occasion to exchange a letter in Oct. on another article. I learn from yours now before me , that you had been so kind as to anticipate my request to him, and to forward the cases to mess rs Gibson & Jefferson...
Th: Jefferson returns his thanks to D r Mitchell for the print of Asiatic antiquities he has been so kind as to send him, which, however unintelligible to him, is still a curiosity. he is happy in the occasion it has presented of a mutual recognition of former fellowship in service, and of renewing to him the assurance of his constant esteem & respect. RC (Christie’s, New York City, 1992);...
A letter just recieved from mr Theus Collector of Charleston informs me he had forwarded to Norfolk two cases of wine addressed to your care. they contain 83. bottles of Florence wine. I do not know what duties or expences they may come charged with to your hands; but if you will have the goodness to forward them to mess rs Gibson & Jefferson my correspondents at Richmond , and to draw on them...
I recieved yesterday only your favor of Jan. 22 . and two days before had written a letter on the subject of the wine mentioned in your letter addressed to ‘The Collector for the district of Charleston .’ after so long a retirement from the knolege of what is passing, I did not know who might be now in office there. your letter was therefore the more acceptable as evidence that you were still...
I recieved last night your fav or of the 7 th and in it the following certificates of stock in the name of Gen l Kosciuzko , to wit,     D  C US. Certificate N o 90. for 11,363. 63 six per cents of loan 
I have recieved a copy of a catalogue of books which you announce for sale, and ask the favor of you to send me a little note of information as to the following. Column 1 st Papers found in Robespierre ’s house. in what language size & price? 3 d Peyrard ’s Archimedes . in what language? what size, & price? 5 th Correspondence of Cortez with
Your favor of the 13 th came to hand last night, and confirms what I had not doubted that the error stated by mr Dufief had happened at Philadelphia . if the same has taken place with mr Steele the collector I shall be happy that it be corrected; because I feel much obligation to the Collectors for their kindness respecting these parcels. I should not have troubled you with this but that I...
I have transcribed and send you according to promise a copy of my Equation of time adapted to the present state of the heavens, and which will not be sensibly variant for a great many years to come. this will enable you to ascertain the defaced figures in the round one I gave you, suited to the form & size of a watch paper. when engraved, a half dozen copies for the use of our family will...
By a letter of Oct. 20. from mr Appleton our Consul at Leghorn I am informed that he had shipped on board the brig Saucy-Jack , Cap t Humphreys for Charleston S.C. 2. cases containing together 87. bottles of Florence wine, consigned to you the Collector of Charleston . being in the practice of importing my wines & some other articles from annually from Marseiles &
The bearer hereof, mr. George Flower, is an English gentleman farmer, was the companion of mr. Burkbeck in his journey through France, and is the person to whom the dedication of that book is addressed, he came over on behalf of his own family and that of mr. Burkbeck, to chuse a settlement for them. Having made the tour of the temperate latitudes of the US. he has purchased a settlement near...
The bearer hereof, mr. George Flower, is an English gentleman farmer, was the companion of mr. Burkbeck in his journey through France, and is the person to whom the dedication of that book is addressed. He came over on behalf of his own family and that of mr. Burkbeck, to chuse a settlement for them. Having made the tour of the temperate latitudes of the US. he has purchased a settlement near...
The bearer hereof, mr George Flower , is an English gentleman farmer, was the companion of mr Burkbeck in his journey through France , and is the person to whom the dedication of that book is addressed, he came over on behalf of his own family and that of mr Burkbeck , to chuse a settlement for them. having made the tour of the temperate latitudes of the US. he has purchased a settlement near...
Understanding that you keep supplies of Codfish and of Tongues and sounds, I have to ask the favor of you to furnish me with a Kental of good dumbfish , and a keg of tongues and sounds. mr Gibson my correspondent in Richmond , will be so good as to recieve & forward them and to pay you the amount on presenting him this letter Accept the tender of my respect PoC ( MHi ); on verso of portion of...
I recieved last night your two favors of Jan. 30. and all the books have been received as stated in your account . I have now to request you to send me a copy of your dictionary; let the 1 st vol. come first as being most immediately wanting. I have no doubt you are correct as to the 31.D. and that mr Gibson is so also. he has probably charged me on ordering payment, and his correspondent in...
I recieved in December from M r Dufief of Philadelphia a letter of the 16 th of that month informing me he had not recieved a sum of 31.D. which I had notified to him that you would be so kind as to remit him. I immediately inclosed him the sum in bank notes. a few days short time after this, say Jan. 19. your favor of the 16 th came to hand inclosing my account, in which I found the...
I now send you a copy of my bill and of the documents which I have been longer getting ready than I expected. there is still a document N o 6. wanting. this copy of both bill & documents is prepared for your use and that of mr Peyton also engaged in the cause, but when that is done I will ask the return of both, as I ought to preserve them among my papers. the bill is long, and perhaps too...
To the honorable John Brown , Judge of the Superior court of Chancery holden at Staunton. Humbly complaining sheweth unto your Honor your Orator Thomas Jefferson of the county of Albemarle that Peter Jefferson father of your orator was in his lifetime seised and possessed as in feesimple of a certain tract of land called Shadwell , on the North side of the Rivanna river , and adjacent thereto...
1816. Dec. 27. The act of 1816 . Feb. 13. c. 46. having been passed since the date of the preceding letter , it may not be amiss to bestow some thoughts on the present state of the subject. What is the line of discrimination between the waters which may be exclusively private property, and those on which the public may have some claim? by the common law of England it is that at which the...