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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...
You will find in the inclos’d letter, my account current for the Capitals & c & c balance due me, Dollars 362.77—which Sum, with the balance due me, on your private account Dollars 178.50. as transmitted to you in my letter of 22 nd of June, forming together, Dollars 541.27—which you will please remit, as hertofore to Samuel Williams of London, or if more convenient to you, to Tho s Perkins...
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...
Thomas Jefferson esq. of Virg a To Tho s Appleton of Leghorn—D r 1825 Dollars June To amount of 10 whole & 2 half Capitals } 6270.27 as ⅌ account render’d Credit 1825 Doll s May
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...
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 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...
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
D r Thomas Jefferson of Virginia in Acco t Curr t with Tho s Appleton C r 1825. 1825 Doll r cts Doll rs June To am t
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
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...
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...
Thomas Jefferson esq, private account with Thomas Appleton.—D r 1825 May To 8 chimney mantles of various colours & qualities of marble cont d in 6 cases from N o 32 @ 37 inclusive Dollars mark’d TJ/M Cost 180. Charges To 6 cases for the above @ £7 each. £42. To custom house duties @ £2 12.
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
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,...
My last letter, was in date of the 28 th of July, by the Brig Pedlar for N. York, and in reply to your’s of the 18 th of may.—In the course of the next month, I hope will be compleated, all the marble-works you then order’d, as will, likewise, the bases, though Raggi, from the fracture of the clavicale, has been, and is still, of little use.—The capitels progress fully to my satisfaction, and...
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 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...
It was only in the course of the last months, that I receiv’d a letter from Governor Holmes, under date of the 3 d of march, of the year 1820 , covering a vote of thanks of the legislature of the State; it is now unnecessary to seek the cause of its delay of more than a year; in reaching my hands—the expressions it contain’d, were both grateful and honorable to me; and are a very ample...
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...
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 you duplicates of my letters; the originals of which, were transmitted through M r Williams of London, by the packetship which sail’d about the first of march.—You will find also herein, M r & Mad: Pini’s letter to you, and the duplicate of their receipt, for the last year’s interest.—The Capitels are progressing to my intire satisfaction, and will be compleated at the period...
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 of the 8 th of October, reach’d my hands, only on the 21 st of the last month, and through M r Williams of London; with one from this latter, covering Sites of exchange on this place, for the net proceeds of your remittance to him, which deducting his com s discount & postage, will produce here, when paid, (as they are at 3 months) 3940: Dolls 50. cts Say three thousand nine...
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 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...
It was my intention, Sir, by this conveyance, to have written to the late Governor Miller of North Carolina, requesting the favor of you, to give it a safe course to him; but uncertain as I am, if he is even still in existence, and not knowing the name of any other individual in the State, will you allow me, so far to trespass on your kindness towards me, as to relate to you, the motive of the...
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 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...
Your short, note, Sir, of the 25 th of May reach’d me on the 8 th of the last month, covering the 3 d of exchange; this amount of which, had already been remitted to me, by M r Sam l Williams of London, agreeably to my duplicate letters to you, under date of the 7 th of July; and which, fully replied to the object of the Capitals order’d, and to your question of the prices of those you...