• Recipient

    • Custis, John Parke


Sort: Frequency / Alphabetical

Show: Top 3


Dates From

Dates To

Search help
Documents filtered by: Recipient="Custis, John Parke"
Results 1-10 of 35 sorted by date (ascending)
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
We have the pleasure to advise the safe arrival of Capt. Esten thy 12 Hds Tobacco by him shall be taken all possible care of. We are not yet ennabled to compleat the Sales of the 12 Hds ⅌ the America owing the meanness of the quality and Badness of the scent of some of it & indeed that 12 Hds were in general so bad that the Buyers would not believe that it was the right Crops of thy marks—It...
It gives us a real concern that we are not favourd wth any part of thy Crops ⅌ the Hanbury this Summer—we assure thee that all possible Care should be taken by us to make the most of it & we flatter ourselvs that we can & do render as good Accots Sales as any Mercht at this Port for Tobacco of the same quality sold at the same time —as we have not had a line from thee shall not now add farther...
We wrote thee by Capt. Necks wth thy Accot Current. it will be a Satisfaction to us to hear that it is got to hand & pro⟨v⟩es right. Inclosd we send the Sale of thy 12 Hds Tobacco ⅌ the Fauquier. we can truly say that no care has been wanting in us to make the most thereof. We hope by Capt. Esten or by Capt. Necks to be favourd wth a larger Share of thy Consignments—Our Market is rather heavy...
Inclosd we send the Accot Sales of thy 12 Hhds Tobacco ⅌ the Hanbury we assure thee that no care or endeavou⟨r⟩s of ours have been wanting to make the most thereof It gives us a real Concern that we are not favourd wth a larger part of thy Consignments we flatter ourselves that we can make as much of thy Crops as Carys or any other House if thee will give us the opportunity we will endeavour...
We have the pleasure to advise the safe arrival of Capt. Esten. no care shall be wanting in us to make the most of thy 8 Hhds Tobacco. it gives us concern that we are not favourd wth a larger share of thy Consignments we flatter our Selves that our Account Sales are as good as Messrs Carys & Co. by the return of Capt. Esten next Spring let us partake of an equal share & an impartial division...
Inclos’d we send the Sales of thy 8 Hhds Tobacco ⅌ the Hanbury, Nt proceeds £114. ⟨ Mutilated ⟩, hope they will meet with thy approbation, of which it will give us pleasure to be inform’d. We have just had the satisfaction of receiving our friend Geo: Washingtons favor of 5th May The Insurance therein directed on 10 Hhds of thy Tobacco by Capt. Esten, shall be duly made, and no endeavours of...
Our last to Thee was 18 Feby ⅌ the Hanbury Capn Esten who we hope long’ere this is safe arriv’d & has made a good progress in her loading so that we may have her home again before the bad weather sets in. This now comes ⅌ the Lunn & Lloyd Capn Necks & inclos’d is thy Accot Current with C. & O. Hanbury to 1st Novr last that being the period from which the present firm commences which we hope on...
I have been called upon by the unanimous voice of the Colonies to take the command of the Continental Army—It is an honour I neither sought after, or was by any means fond of accepting, from a consciousness of my own inexperience, and inability to discharge the duties of so important a Trust. However, as the partiallity of the Congress have placed me in this distinguished point of view, I can...
Letter not found: to John Parke Custis, 4 June 1776. On 10 June John Parke Custis wrote to GW : “Your Favor of the 4th inst. . . . came to Hand last Saturday.”
Letter not found: to John Parke Custis, 8 July 1776. Custis wrote GW on 8 Aug. : “Your Letters of the 8th & 24th Ulto came safely to Hand.”