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I have duly received your favor of the 24th. Aug. and think with you there should be no contest for the duty on the candles. I shall be ready to answer it to you whenever you please. I presume you have heard that New York has acceded to the new constitution. I have the honor to be Sir Your most obedt & most humble servt, PrC ( DLC ).
My last to you was of July 18. 16. since which I have recieved yours of May 15. and 30. July 30. Sep. 27. & Oct. 20. of the same year, & Mar. 5. of the present, with the seed of the Lupinella. this came to hand too late to be sown this season, and is therefore reserved for the ensuing spring. mr Madison recieved what you sent him somewhat earlier, & sowed a little (not chusing to venture the...
Since mine of Sep. 3. I have recieved yours of Aug. 23. Sep. 4. & 10. the two Raggis are now at work with us. they could not in the beginning break themselves at once to the great differences of habits manners, living, & language here from those to which they had been habituated all their lives. they are now however much more contented, and I think they have made up their minds to continue a...
In my letter of July 10. I informed you that the Capitels you had forwarded were then on their way to Richmond. they came to hand here in August and are now put up. they are well approved on the whole, and particularly as to the quality of the marble. but I am instructed to mention some particulars not fully executed. 1. in the Corinthian capitels there is a want of the Cavetto and listel of...
My last to you was of Nov. 22. since which I have recieved yours of Dec. 24. and Feb. 8. in consequence of the information given in the last that the first quality of marble squares for paving the Portico of our Rotunda, polished and accurately squared ready to be laid down, of one foot square, will cost at Leghorn 221/12D. the hundred’ I am now to desire you to send us 1200 squares of one...
Your letters of Mar. 20. & Apr. 15. are both recieved: the former only a week ago. they brought me the first information of the death of my antient friend Mazzei , which I learn with sincere regret. he had some peculiarities, & who of us has not? but he was of solid worth; honest, able, zealous in sound principles moral & political, constant in friendship, and punctual in all his undertakings....
I wrote you on the 29th. of Apr. & 26. Oct. 1806. your last which has been recieved was of Nov. 18. 1805. in mine of Apr. 29. I asked the favor of you to ship for me in Sep. or early in Oct. 400. bottles of Montepulciano, of the vineyards of the Antient Jesuits, the 473. bottles of that growth which you had sent me before being the best I had ever recieved, & having kept the best. having heard...
My last letter to you was of May 17, since which I have recieved your’s of Apr. 1. May 1. and June 10. I had desired my correspondent in Richmond, Col o Bernard Peyton to procure a bill of excha. on London which will nett there 500.D. clear of exchange payable to mr Sam l Williams on your account to whom I have written to remit the same to you. I just now recieve his information that is done,...
The original letters of Oct. 8. and 9. of which those inclosed are Duplicates were committed to Michael Raggi, who about that time left this place for New York where he expected to embark for some port of Italy. we soon learnt that at N. York his funds fell short so that he could not get a passage; we therefore did not then make the remittance of 4000 D. as mentioned in my letter of the 8 th...
My letter of yesterday was public. this is to cover one to M. and M e Pini, which, as you are acquainted with the subject I leave open for your perusal, and will pray you to seal it before delivery. I formerly asked of you what would be the price of plain marble slabs, which would be generally from 4. to 5. feet long and from 6. to 8 inches wide and 1. I. thick. they are intended for the plain...