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I find it is necessary that I should arrainge all my little might of money to the best advantage that none should lie without drawing Interst altho it would be compound interst yet I Consider it Just. I dont wish to draw a single dollar out of your hands if it soots you to give me interst upon the whole amount say $1247.27. it is what I would Prefer. otherwise it would be more to my advantage...
In my bargain with M r Randolph I am intitled to one barril of flour. in his absence I suppose I had as well ask you for it. I would also like to buy of you one other barril. they are now grinding some tollerable good wheat and when that is gone. I dont imagin they will have any more this season and if you want any for your own use I think now is the time to get it. unless you Chuse to get it....
The time has at length arrive when the situation of my family requires that I should indeavour to get a home my three sons haveing now arrive to an age and size necessary to commence the maner of labour by which they must get their living I must really declare that nothing but necessaty induceis me to Proceede in the undertaking which I now think of ingageing with my intention is to indeavour...
Yours of the 24 July I recieved yesterday—it seems that the carpenters had not arrive at the date of your letter they left here that the last week and I imagin has arrive before this time. we have a serious time here of the horrid time prospect of a crop of corn. it is considerd by the people Genrally that all the raine that could fall would not make half a crop I consider the prospect fully...
John sets off in the morning agreable to Your request Pearticulally examined his cart and have Put it in good condition and haveing no oats out gave him 2 bus ls corn for his mules.— after waiting untill the 7 day of this month say three days ago before I Purchased Corn at last had to give 14/. and should not have got at that Price but that the man was obliged to moove in a short time and he...
upon a close look at my ploughs I find the wood work of one requires to be made intirely new and I shall want it next week I want to set my ploughs agoing at any rate before I leave home I want to so a field of rye in August. I informed M r Randolph that I had a demand on him for money considering it best to give him time if his money was not ready his answer stron g ly insinueates that it...
upon the subjec of mooving I have really considerd untill my mind is much distresed. I am desireous to come to some understanding about it. my arraingments is such that it is very important that I should go if I can but if I cannot get of f in time this fall to escape the winters weather that I should waite untill spring or fall come yeare it is tharefore important that I should not be here...
I have to trouble you againe respecting my preparation of going to the western country. I am desireous to go to view it before I carry my family if I can do so without too much inconvenience to us both as much depends on my mooving this comeing fall on a letter which I expect to recieve in a few weeks from one of my brothers. when my brothers was here in Jan:y I made arraingments with them to...
I send you a few lines to inform You of our affairs here we have cleaned out the canal took us 4 ½ days with 13 hands. no hands of M rs Randolph & Colclasor done any part of it nor neither have they yet sent a single hand to help us tighten the dam my gang is now about it. we have got the mill at work but it has got as yet but little work the weather is very dry supposed at least one third of...
I had an offer yesterday of 50 bar ls corn at 3$ about 9 miles distant and 90 days from the middle of may for payment. we may buy at 20/ nigher but not so neare as to get home more than one load a day. I think tharefore that we had as well take that 9 miles of f as we can get one load a day. that with what we shall get from Higginbotham will Carry us on towards harvest. it seems that the mill...