You
have
selected

  • Author

    • Appleton, Thomas
  • Recipient

    • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Period

    • post-Madison Presidency

Dates From

Dates To

Search help
Documents filtered by: Author="Appleton, Thomas" AND Recipient="Jefferson, Thomas" AND Period="post-Madison Presidency"
Results 1-30 of 47 sorted by author
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
I receiv’d on the 14 th of the present month, your letter under date of the 18 th of May.—I have explain’d, with the utmost precision, both by letter, and di Viva Voce, to the Sculptor, all the dimensions for your eight chimney-peices, and I have no doubt, you will find them corresponding with your instructions.—Seven will be made of the best common Marble; and one of the large size, will be...
Your letter of the 11 th of June, reach’d me on the 4 th of Sept r at the Same time I reciev’d from Samuel Williams of London, an exchange on this place, on account of the capitels, and for yourself, which produc’d here, in Spanish dollars, One thousand three hundred & Seven & 75 cts of which, 444. are carried to the credit of your private account, and the balance to the credit of the...
Thomas Jefferson, of monticello, to Th: Appleton of Leghorn—D r 1825 June To a piedestal of white statuary marble Dollars Agreeably to instructions to Gia o Raggi 40. — To care, freight from Carrara duties & porterage 6. — 46 — D r Thomas Jefferson in acco t
My last respects, Sir, were under date of the 23 d of August, inclosing the receipt of mr & mad. Pini for the year’s interest paid to them, by the remittance made by you in may last, through J no Vaughan.—A few days since, I receiv’d letters from the two Raggis, expressing their great contentment at their reception at Monticello: all their letters have been Deliver’d at Carrara—a vessel...
I greatly regret it was not in my power, to comply with your wishes, that your chimney-mantles might be Sent, by a different vessel, from that which carries the bases & the paving squares; but there was no other vessel in port, at the time.—I have mention’d to M r Thompson, the Collector, those cases which are for your private account, and they are so mark’d, that there can arise no...
By the ship Heroine Capt Smith for Boston , I have address’d to the care of mr. Dearborn , the collector, a bag containing about half a bushel of Lupinella grass-seed; requesting he would give it, the earliest conveyance to you.—it was my intention, to have sent it by a vessel bound to one of the southern ports, but having chang’d her destination for another part of Europe , I am compell’d to...
Thomas Jefferson of Monticello, to Th: Appleton of Leghorn—D r 1825 Dollars June To 10 corinthian capitels of 324/10 inches diminished diameter @ Doll rs 550 each. 5500. — To 2 half d o for pilasters @ 290. each 580. — T.J 6080. — 38 @ 61– Charges—
I had the honor, Sir, to write you very fully, on the 17 th of October by Raggi and in which, I explain’d the impediments thrown in the way, by jealousy and other unworthy passions, to retard the completion of the capitals.—they would have been sent in December, as I then assur’d you, but owing to the most boisterous winter, experienc’d probably in 50 years the vessel which has now brought...
Your favor of the 10 th of July, I receiv’d on the 10 th of September. The Capitels of the columns, must have reach’d you, within a very few days after the date of your letter, and I hope without accident, and with the Approbation of the directors; for no pains were spar’d in their execution, or in the Solidity of the cases & packing. Not having receiv’d any letter from you, since the one...
I receiv’d on the 5 th of October, your letter of the 10 th & 11. of August—the bill you remitted to M r Williams, was duly paid, and which produced here Doll: 504 . from which sum, I have paid M r & Mad: Pini. Doll r 444. as by their receipt now inclos’d, and this leaves a balance, to your credit of Dollars. Sixty.—All my little money—concerns, had for many years, pass’d through the hands of...
The unexpected departure of the Brig. Free Ocean Capt: Bartholomew , this day for Phil a together with many avocations for the Squadron of Com o Stewart now here, allows me only the time to say, that I have shipp’d on board the above mention’d vessel, two Cases cont’g 84 bottles of montepulciano wine, which exactly balances, what you term the “ atom ,” after paying mad me mazzei .— It is...
Your favor of the 13 th of July & postscription of the 30 th reach’d me on the 4 th of the present month. A few days previous, I receiv’d by duplicates M r Vaughan’s letters, containing a bill on Paris, for Two thousand three hundred & fifty three frances. 20 cts , which when negotiated, deducting brokerage & postage, left 436 Dollars, which I have paid M de Pini & now inclose you their...
14 June 1825— Massimiliano Ravenna Sculptor Carrara D r To cash p’d him at different times agreeably to his drafts on me, & are in file; & agreeably to his receipt in full, of all demands, to this day for Capitels, Bases, Squares, of marble & a piedestal for m r Jefferson & c & for ballance of former acco ts for Capitels for m r Jefferson as ⅌ acco t in files } franc i Pls
My last letter of the 22 nd of June, was Sent by the Brig Tamworth, Capt. Hamor, for Boston.—by that vessel, I shipp’d 24 cases: containing ten whole, & ten half capitels, to the care of H. Dearborne, Collector, to be convey’d to you.—By the Ship Caroline, Thomas Farmer master, for, new York, I shipp’d in may, all the bases & the paving Squares, to the care of Jonathan Thompson Collector, to...
The tranquility of Sicily is restored, by the Surrender of Palermo to the neapolitan arms; the low populace have been disarm’d, & the factious leaders have been Sent to naples.—The attitude of the Kingdom of naples, is imposing in the highest degree—the Capital has a well-organis’d national guard of 30,000-men, commanded by tried & experienc’d officers—the provinces are guarded by two or three...
In my last letter of the 10 th of november , I inform’d you, Sir, that I had engag’d the two architects, Jacob & Michael Raggi , and would be convey’d by the first vessel to the U:S —for all their qualifications, either in relation to their profession, or to their morality, I refer you to that very ample letter .— they are embark’d on board the Brig Strong Captain Concklin for Baltimore ; and
On the receipt of your letter of the 9 th of October, by the way of London, inclosing one for m r Pini, I wrote him, requesting him to call on me, the first time, he should come to Leghorn, for I was unwilling, to hazard it by post, or even private hands.—accordingly a few days since, he came to my house, when I deliver’d to him your letter, which he requested me to interpret—I then fully &...
Your letter in date of 18 th of July 1816, with its inclosure , reach’d my hands only on the 23 d of June last ; and that of the 1 st of August of the present year, was deliver’d me on the first of November — In the former letter you say, you know not where the undertaker of the propos’d life of m r
my last letter to you, was sent by the Brig Sultana for Boston, and in date of 13 th of april. the present letter, will go by the ship Caroline, Capt n Farmer for new-York: on board of which, I have shipp’d, and to the care of Jon a Thompson, Collector of the port, 37 cases of marble-works. N o 1. to 19 inclusive, mark’d T. J. contain, 1400 squares for paving, agreeably to directions.—12...
On the 10 th of may arriv’d here Giacomo Raggi from Paris,—as he had consum’d all his money in new-York, he obtain’d permission, from the commander of the U.S. Ship the Cyane, which convey’d M r Brown to Havre to embark in that vessel; and from which he landed, absolutely cent-less.—taking his place in the Dilligence, he arriv’d in Paris, but his trunk was retain’d for payment. In this...
The last letter, I receiv’d from you, was in date of the 8 th of October, & which reach’d me, on the 18 th of December; at the same time, was remitted to me, by Samuel Williams of London, a bill on Leghorn, which produc’d here, four hundred & eighty six dollars, from which, I paid to M r & M de Pini, four hundred & forty four Dollars, as by receipt inclos’d, and which leaves, to your credit,...
D r Thomas Jefferson esq. in account current with Thomas Appleton C r 1823. 1825 To am t of the within account of } Dollars. 1233.25 April By bal ce due you as by account render’d at this date Dollar. 189.75
From the 1307 D rs – 75. cts the proceeds of your remittance through Samuel Williams of London, by your letter of the 12 th of June, I have paid to mad me Pini of Pisa, four hundred & forty four-dollars, agreeably to th eir receipt herein inclos’d.—In compliance with your request, I spoke to them on the Subject; of leaving the principal in your hands, until it would be more convenient for you...
Your letter of the 17 th of may, was deliver’d to me on the 14 th of the present month, I have therefore order’d 1400 squares of marble, for paving your portico—they will be of the first quality of marble for similar works, accurately squar’d, ready to be laid down, and will be ship’d to you, this autumn: it is indispensable, to put them into cases, of about 25 each.—In my preceding letters, I...
On the 15 th of the present month, I receiv’d your letter of the 28 of may ; at the Same time, was convey’d to me a draft by m r Vaughan on Paris for=450– dollars; and on the 19. ins t I deliver’d & paid to m. & m de Pini —444= dollars for the year’s interest, as will appear by their receipt now inclos’d—
My last respects, were under date of the 1 st of april, by the Brig Hiram for New York, and which cover’d duplicates of my letters of the 8 th of february; together with duplicate letter & receipt of M r & Mad: Pini, for their annual interest, also two engravings of the exterior & interior of the Pantheon of Rome.— In relation to the capitels you have order’d, I can only repeat, that they...
I now inclose your private account with me, balance due me 178 Doll rs 50 C ts —I am hourly, in expectation of the piedestal, for your own use, which my sculptor has made, as Raggi had not, even the means to execute this trifle—if it arrives, before the sailing of the vessel, it shall be now sent, otherwise, it shall be forwarded by the first for New York.—You will perceive, it is included in...
My last respects to you, were under date of the 4 th of may, by the Ship Caroline for New York; by which vessel, I shipp’d for you, and to the care of Jonathan Thompson, Collector for that port, nineteen cases, containing 1400 squares for paving, and twelve cases, containing Tin Whole, and two demi bases for columns—I have now shipp’d on board the Brig Tamworth, James Hamor, Master, for...
I had clos’d my letter of the 15 th & waiting dayly the departure of M r Fletcher, when your letter of the 3 d of Sept. from poplar forest, has been deliver’d me; through what avenues it has pass’d in this period of time, I cannot say. I only perceive, it last pass’d through Germany.—It contain’d one for the wife of Raggi; but no letter or remittance from M r Vaughan’s for the families of the...
Your duplicate letters of 16. April, both reach’d my hands on the 1 st of the present month, by Gib r & London; & by a singular combination, on the same day. I have also rec’d one from M r Sam l Williams of London, inclosing a bill on Leghorn for the proceeds of an exchange, remitted to him, by M r Bernard Peyton. this bill discounted here, has produced net, one thousand Six hundred & eighty...