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Aug. 24. 1825. wrote to B. Peyton for the under written articles [the following not in TJ’s hand] : One full sized silver catheter. Two or three full sized elastic gum catheters. MHi .
I recieved this morning your favor of the 17 th have got the correct bills signed by D r Everett, now inclose them and hope they will get to hand before my draught in favor of White gets round to you. the 56. 31 and 88 D. curtail must be retained out of the proceeds of the bill of Exchange, I had in mr G.’s hands at the last statement of our accounts but about 30. D. and he may have paid some...
copy of Paragraph from The Presid’s lre of Mar. 22. and extract from my answer of this day. MHi .
You will recieve from either M r Garrett or mr Brockenbrough a check for 4000. D. to be invested in a bill of exchange payable on account of Tho s Appleton to mr Samuel Williams N o 13. Finsbury square London, to whom you are requested to remit it, and with that to send the inclosed letter to mr Williams. The bag of coffee which came to us was marked S. H. Peyton 120.℔ we had used from it some...
The necessity of drawing on you for a considble sum obliging me to take the best review I can of our accounts since the last one rendered I suppose 350. B. flour to have b n deliv d on my acc t from Th: J. R and 50. B. by T. E. R. which with the money deposited with you for me by Th: J. R. pay my balance of Dec. 31. and subseq t draughts & your other owed disbursem ts
In the 1 st week of Oct. perhaps on the 3 d or 4 th day mr Eppes will deposit with his agent in Richmond, 500.D. subject to my order. this is intended to meet the curtailment of October of which you were so kind as to give me timely notice at the same time perhaps, or if not, then certainly in all that month he will deposit 3500.D. more in like manner. for these sums I shall send you an order...
Th:J. with B. Peyton 1824. Jan. 13. 60. B. flour 234. 26 30. 75. d o 314. 97 Feb. 20. 104. d o 427. 72 239 for which acc
I inclose you a bill of lading for 11. cases from Marseilles arrived at N. York and now on their way to Richmond, for freight, duties and charges on which there is due to mr Jonathan Thompson 39.D, 37c which I must pray you to remit to him and forward the cases on arrival by waggon to mr Raphael. Jefferson will be with you tomorrow charged with all my affairs with you. affectionately yours MHi .
The inclosed bill of lading informs me of the shipment from N.Y. of 2 parcels of books for me to your address, and I must pray you to remit to M r Jonathan Thompson Collector of that port 10.64 duty, fr t from Havre & other charges which he has paid on them for me. the books to be forwarded to Raphael by waggon. I owe Edmund Bacon of K y 33. D. which he wishes me to have lodged in som bk. of...
M r Raphael could furnish the 1000. D by piecemeal only. he furnished to-day 300. D. requiring however a draught for it to go by tomorrow’s mail, which I gave him and will consequently be upon you 2. or 3. days earlier than I had expected. he will furnish another sum 3. days hence and the balance in the course of a week. my further draughts will be made accordingly. affect ly yours MHi .
I recieved last night yours of the 12 th and could scarcely believe it possible I should have made such a blunder as the omission to name the sum to be remitted to Mess rs Leroy & Bayard. but turning to my letter I found it really so. I am quite ashamed of it. the sum is 125. D. the inclosed letter from mr Maury came to my hands 9. months ago, and having not heard from mr Pickett I have taken...
I correct my blunder of misdirecting my letter to mr Madison by inclosing it to him this day. I committed a similar one while in Paris by cross directing two letters to two ladies out of which scrape I did not get so easily. affectionate salutations MiU-C .
I must pray you to send to Lynchbg 15. boxes of tin addressed to Fr. Eppes by the first boats, I shall hope to find them there the 3 d or 4 th week of this month when I expect to be there. and I also request you to procure and send to me here, by the 1 st waggon a quarter cask of the best Sicily Madeira your’s affect ly MHi .
Your favor of June 3. is recieved. of the funds of mine now in your hands the balance due to yourself is first to be paid. on the 7 th I drew on you in favor of Archib. Robertson for 66.D. and yesterday in favor of Wolfe & Raphael for 400.D. I must request you to remit to mess rs Leroy & Bayard for me 125.D. with as little delay as may be. The sum of 1305.D. clear of exchange is to be remitted...
Jan. 18. 19. inclosed to Cap t Peyton the rec t for a box of books from Fernagus . also ment d the cask of rice which would be deliv d him from Charleston . all to be forwarded by Johnson ’s boats & exp. reimbursed by
I inclose you 350. D. of which I pray you to remit 300.D. to John Vaughan of Philadelphia sending with it at the same time the letter I inclosed to you for him in mine of April 19. with the remainder be pleased to send me 3. boxes of tin, to be bought from Daniel W. & C. Warwick, exactly of the quality of what they furnish to mr Brockenbrough for covering the houses at the University. he pays...
I am sollicited for a charity in Philadelphia which I cannot refuse, yet can illy afford, will you be so good as to remit for me 25.D. to a mr J. H. Hall of Phila. MHi .
Your two favors of the 28 th from Washington, and 30 th from Richm d are recieved. I am indeed sorely and deeply wounded by the result of my late sollicitn for you. I had though it’s success as certain as that the sun will rise tomorrow. I asked it as for myself, and with more interest and pressure than if it has been for myself. placing it then on this ground, I thought that neither on public...
Your’s of the 10 th is recieved, & Johnson ’s boat is expected to-day, by which I shall recieve the coffee. I observe you have cotton yarn for sale. will you be so good as to send me 80. ℔s of N o 5. Johnson ’s boat returns to Richmond immediately & is the safest to send it by. Gilmer when with his boat is also safe. PoC ( MHi ); on verso of reused address cover of José Corrêa da Serra to TJ,...
In a letter addressed to mr Dearborne I inclose this which covers the one to mr Gray which Jefferson told me would be acceptable to you.—about 20. years ago, mr Stewart of Boston drew my portrait, for which I then paid him 100.D. about 12. or 15. years ago he desired me to set for him again saying he did not like the former portrait & would rather draw another for me. I sat for him, and...
Your of the 2 d has been recieved as also the books and boulting cloth. I drew on you yesterday in favor of Wolfe & Raphael for 180. D. and must ask the favor of you to remit for me to Henri Guegan bookseller at the foreign bookstore Baltimore 43D.50C I have now but one draught more to make on my present funds in your hands. that is the heavy one in favor of mr Garland of Lynchburg. my...
You will recieve from N. York for the University a box of 250. engravings of it’s plan. the object is to sell in Richmond as many as will sell readily, and to forward the remainder to us. their price is 50. cents to be credited to the Proctor of the University. perhaps besides placing some of them where you think they will be seen and sold readily, it might be worth while to employ a person...
I observe you advertise fine family flour for sale in return for Col o Alston’s compliment of rice the last year I wish to send him ½ a doz. barrels of the finest family flour in the world. this would be acceptable because they have it not there. market flour, even good, would be an insult, because they have it in abundance. I place my honor therefore in your hands when I request you to send...
The messenger who carried my letter of the 18 th to the post office brought me on his return yours of the 9 th you will see by that that I had anticipated your kind offers of service by asking your name to a note which had been indorsed by Col o Nicholas. since that Jefferson observed to me that by making the note payable to him and his endorsing it, it would lighten your responsibility, as it...
I am almost as troublesome to you, my dear friend, as to my Physician, and with less reason as it is in his line & not in yours. but there being nothing to be had here, I am obliged to avail myself of your kindness for every little 2 d article which my situation requires. in mine of the 24 th I troubled you with a commission for catheters which I am in hopes of recieving by an early mail. I...
The books from Liverpool after which your letter of the 16 th enquiries, on behalf of the collector were sent by mr Dennison one of the members of parliament who was with us the last summer. I inclose you his letter which accompanied them it is so worded, that I might have considered them as a present to myself. but he says he had seen in the library of the University Tim Bobbin on the...
$1000. Sixty days after date, I promise to pay t o Bernard Peyton or order, without offset, negotiable and payable at the Farmers Bank of Virginia , one thousand Dollars, — Cents. Value received. MHi .
I send you my notes for renewal by anticipation as usual. and request you to send me some more blanks. I drew on you yesterday in favor of Wolfe and Raphael for 75. D. and shall forward flour to you as fast as I can get the mill to deliver it, and in time I hope to keep you in funds to meet Bowling’s order before it is presented. in the mean while I am considerably at a loss to know how things...
I requested you in a former letter to assure mr James Rawlings that as soon as I could get my tob o to market I would draw on you in his favor for a balance due the mutual assurance co. I have accdly drawn on you this day for a sum of about 89 or 90.D. I had formerly desired mr Ritchie to apply to you annually for my subscription to the Enquirer, and supposing it regularly paid, I had not even...
I rejoiced to learn that Jefferson had filled up my deficit with you. T. E. R. failed me mortifyingly be so good as to place the inclosed note of Th: J. R. for 400.D to my credit. it will quickly be drawn for. in the mean time be so good as to send me about 100.℔ Java or Bourbon coffee, the latter preferably if to be had, as also a quarter cask of Sicily Madeira, the best your place affords...
The rain now falling will I think enable Johnson ’s boats to go down. I send him therefore a box of wine for Col o Allston of Charleston which I have taken the liberty of addressing to your care to be forwarded. I think you formerly advertised spun cotton for sale; I must request you to send me 150. ℔ of what runs 5. yds to the ℔. if you have it not yourself, you will do me the favor to get...
I am in hopes you will have discovered that the triplicate of the bill to Williams was omitted to be inclosed in yours of the 24 th as therein supposed, and that it is now on the way to me, as I withold the duplicate of my letter to Appleton in order to inclose it to him. affectionate salutations. P.S. do not forget my quarterly acc t ending with this month. MHi .
I recieved in due time your favor of Mar. 30. and on reconsideration of the subject, have changed my mind. while I lived in Washington I recieved sample of wheat from Chili, which I gave to mr Divers to take care of. it proves not so productive as our own but whiter than the whitest of the May wheat. at the next harvest I will get mr Divers to prepare half a dozen barrels of that , which sent...
You are one of the best friends in the world, because you attend to the smallest things, which are often more gratifying than great ones. I saw yesterday in the hands of mr Dyer a fountain pen, one of the best I ever saw. he said it was made for him by mr Cowan, a watchmaker of Richmond. and cost him 5. D. the outer tube was of silver, but the two leaves of the pen were gold, and no other...
I must ask the favor of you to return the inclosed Certificate for me to the land office and to pay the usual fees (I believe 1. or 2. Dollars) which mr Gibson will reimburse according to custom. will you have the goodness whenever cotton can be had in Richmond to buy 2. of the smallest bales to be had for me and send one by the Milton boats and the other by the Lynchburg boats to the care of...
Since my last which was of the 9 th yours of the 7 th and 10 th have been recieved. the things sent by Wood’s boats are arrived at Milton. on learning the fate of my note I settled otherwise the balance due to Bacon and for which I had not yet drawn on you. but I was obliged to draw on you, as mentioned in mine of the 9 th in favor of the sheriffs of Albemarle & Bedford for my taxes. in the...
I recieved yesterday your favor of the 16 th and am thankful for your attention to my wants. I saw William Johnson the evening before his boat started last. he told me that he should not go down himself, but that his brother would, and he would be answerable for every thing trusted to him as if to himself. I was on horseback and at the river side, so could not give him a written order, but...
I recieved a letter yesterday from mr Thompson Collector of N. York informing me that he had rec d from Marseilles and forwarded on to you 11. boxes or packages of wines E t c as per bill of lading now inclosed, and had paid for me freight, duties E t c 37.72 which sum I must pray you to remit him. the invoice of Dodge & Oxnard for these wines and other things amounts to 659 fr.–30 Cent mes...
My draughts on you have been as follows D Sep. 30. in favor of Joel Wolfe 100 . Oct. 13. Taxes Albemarle 197 .21 d o Bedford 171 . 19. in favor of
I have to ask the favor of you to dispose of the inclosed bill of exchange for me. it is drawn by D r Everitt on James Maury of Liverpool, being the nett proceeds of tobaccos consigned by the D r to Maury, sold by the latter, and the account of sales acknoleging the balance of 240£–15s.8d sterling in his hands and liable to order. these papers under Maury’s hand D r Everitt shewed to my...
Yours of the 18 th is recieved, and finds me ready, as I ever am, to render you what service I can. altho’ the head of the admn and myself have not been exactly in principle together, yet some of the members are much my frds, and particularly, the head of the particular deptmt to which your case belongs, is my hereditary as well as personal friend. but being but just arrived, and a stranger to...
I know I have no right to draw on you, and the miller tells me it will be 10. days before he can send off a cargo of my flour. in the mean time my gr. daughter Ellen pays a visit of a week or 10. days to Richmond, and her occasions there will not wait the sending off my flour. I have therefore given her an order on you for 100.D. which will certainly be replaced within a week or 10. days after...
I am called on for the amount of my last supply of wines E t c. from Mess rs Dodge and Oxnard of Marseilles, amounting to 124. D 61. c which I must pray you to remit for me to Mr E. Copeland j r their agent in Boston to be placed to my credit with them. ever and affection ly yours MHi .
I must ask the favor of you to purchase for me 6 gross of the best corks to be had in Richmond , and to send them by the stage to Milton to the address of mr Vest postmaster, the season for using them being now actually upon us. mr Gibson as usual will be so good as to pay the bill. affectionately and respectfully yours PoC ( MHi ); on verso of reused address cover to TJ; at foot of text: “Cap...
A letter just rec d from mr Thompson Collector of N. York informs me that he has rec d for me from mess rs Dodge & Oxnard of Marseilles 4. cases of wine, the duties, freight and charges on which amount to 21.97 and that he has forwarded them to you by the sloop Virginia, Petty, as by the bill of lading now inclosed. As also that he recieved and forwarded to you as per bill inclosed 3. boxes of...
Jefferson has informed you that he accomodates me with 3000. D. I counted that this would be recieved very certainly this week, but it seems it awaits some paper which he sends by this mail. I proposed that of this sum you should first take for yourself the balance I owe you, and then pay the curtail of 500. D. to the Farmer’s bank and my note of 350. D. to the Virginia bank; and I still hope...
I shall set out to Poplar Forest within a day or two, to be back within about 3. weeks I do not know how much of my flour has been sent to you, but when all is down it will be about 370. or 80. barrels. I remitted you lately 581.51 with a request to make a particular application of 444.D. of it, & to hold the balance 137.51 to my credit, and Jefferson will recieve for me within a few days &...
I was startled on reciept yesterday of yours of the 11 th finding I had been off my guard as to the renewal of my notes. I now send them to you. I must pray you to remit to mr M c Culloch without delay 5. D 35 C duties E t c on the books. were it not for these odd 35. cents I would have saved you this trouble by inclosing him a 5.D. bill. instead of the four barrels of Roman cement be so good...
I had promised Samuel Garland to give him on my arrival here an order for 800. D. but, anxious to leave in your hands 500. D. for the curtail expected, I have this day drawn on you in his favor for 600. D. only, promising him the othe 200 before I leave this place. by that time I hope Jefferson will have sent you on my account one or two boats loads of flour, which I have charged him to do as...
I shall set out in 3. or 4. days for Bedford, and not having money for the road, & having also some petty nbhood debts I have drawn on you this day for 140.D. in fav r Jacobs and Raphael. I hope on my arrival in Bedf d to find my tob o crop beginning to be ready to go down. I shall be absent about a fortnight. I owe mr Rawlings for the fire insur ce co. 84.40 which I gave him reason to expect...