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Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Colo. Gamble and takes the liberty of putting under cover to him a letter to Mr. Mewbern of Richmond, with a request to have it handed him if be arrived from London, or if not, to let it lie by, till his arrival. Th:J. thinks he must be arrived as he sailed from London Aug. 30. He has the pleasure to inform Colo. Gamble that after the great rains which...
Having just received information from Mr. Archibald Campbell merchant of Baltimore of the arrival there of 14. cases of claret for me, I have taken the liberty of desiring him to forward it to Richmond to your address, he drawing on me here for the freight to Richmond. I take this liberty because you will best know of the conveyances up to Monticello, to which place I would pray you to send it...
I think I mentioned to you either verbally or by letter that I had the model of a threshing machine arrived at New York which I set great store by, and had taken the liberty of directing to be forwarded to Richmond to your address. My friend at New-York now writes me that he has sent it by the Ellice Capt. Weymouth bound for Richmond. Will you be so good as to receive it and hold it till the...
Tomorrow I shall have embarked on board one or more sloops bound for Richmond, my books and furniture remaining here, which will be in 50. or 60. packages and parcels. I take the liberty of addressing them to you, and shall endeavor if possible to oblige the captain to deliver them at Shockoe landing. But whether there or at Rocket’s, the trouble I am obliged to ask of you is to employ drays...
Our mutual friend Colo. Bell was to pay me a sum of about 200. dollars and I think he said it would be through your channel. If he has taken any arrangements with you on the subject, I should be glad to recieve the remittance in any way most convenient. If he has not, I will take the liberty of troubling you to forward him this letter in order to avoid a delay which it would be convenient to...
In passing through Baltimore I received the Skipper’s reciept for the 14. cases of wine, which having been shipped from thence on board the sloop Polly, James Fibbett master, on the 7th. inst. is I hope arrived at Richmond by this time, in which case I shall be happy to receive them, or a part of them by the first waggon. I took the liberty of desiring a box of books from Baltimore to be also...
I have to acknolege the receipt of your favors of the 10th. and 13th. inst. and shall with great pleasure render you any service in my power with Mr. Genet. The footing on which Mr. Anderson places his views, with the priority of your application to Mr. Genet as well as the patronage under which it was presented, will, no doubt, have their weight. I do not think that these purchases will be...
Letter not found. 15 January 1797. Acknowledged in Gamble to JM, 21 Jan. 1797 . Encloses newspapers and a bank note of $50 for Mary Coles Payne. Discusses political and international news.