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Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society My last to you was by the Rebecca, Captain Arthur (via Liverpool) covering the second Copy of the £100. Bill. Inclosed you have now the third Copy of the same Bills, in Case of Miscarriages; and you have likewise inclosed the first Copy of another Bill for the same Value, on the same Gentlemen, which I hope will come safe to Hand. The Exchange of...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society I make no Doubt but long before this comes to hand, you have received the first and Second Copies of the second Hundred Pound. I sent you one by Capt. Arthur, Via Liverpool, the other by Capt. Lyon. Inclosed I have now sent you the first Copy of another Bill, for One hundred Pounds, the Exchange the same as the others, Sixty Seven and a half,...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society My last to you by the Carolina Captain Duncan, contained the second Copy of a Bill of Exchange for £100. which I hope is come safe to hand. You have now inclosed the first Copy of one other Bill for £100. (which will make the fourth Hundred remitted you since you left Philadelphia) the Receipt of which you will please to own by the first Vessel...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society My two last to you by Capt. Budden to London, and Capt. Stewart to Liverpoole, contained the first and second Copies of a Bill of Exchange for £100. Sterling, which I hope are come to hand and paid. Inclosed you have now the first Copy of another Bill of Exchange for One Hundred Pounds more, of which with the others before sent, please to advise...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society My last to you was by the Mercury, Capt. Robinson, in which I promised to remit you by the next Vessel; and accordingly, you have inclosed the first Copy of a Bill of Exchange for One Hundred pounds Sterling, (the second Copy of which I have sent by Capt. Troy Via Dublin) the Exchange as you will see by the Bill 64, The Receipt of which you will...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society My two last to you by the Speedwell Captain Robinson to London and Capt. Troy to Dublin; contained the first and second Copies of a Bill of Exchange for £100. Sterling, which I hope are come safe to hand, and paid long before this Reaches; but in Case of both Copies miscarrying have sent you the third. Inclosed you have also the first Copy of...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society My Letter to you of the Sixth Instant, by the Packet Capt. Morris via New York contained the third Copy of a Bill of Exchange for £100. Sterling and the first Copy of another Bill for £100. Sterling more; that per Capt. Nicholl via Belfast the second Copy of the last mention’d Bill; and now you have the third Copy of the same Bill, in Case of...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Yours of December the 9th. I receiv’d per the Packet, by which was glad to hear of your Recovery. I am sorry you can get no good Hand to send over, and bad ones are not worth having. I have sent Mr. Strahan by this opportunity a Bill of Exchange, out of which he will pay you One Hundred Pounds, which makes the Eighth Hundred sent you since you...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Inclosed you have the third Copy (in Case of Miscarriages) of a Bill for £149.12 s. 5 d. , and the first Copy of another Bill for £100. which makes in all sent you £1049. 12 s. 5 d. One Hundred pound of which protested, for which you have Credit. The Exchange for the £100. to be paid you by Mr. Strahan was 60 as was that of £149. 12 s. 5 d. and...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Inclosed I have now sent you a Bill of Exchange for one Hundred Pounds Sterling; the second Copy of which I sent by the Dragon Capt. Hammit the Receipt of which you will please to acknowledge, and advise me of its being paid when you have received the Money, which will much Oblige Yours &c. This bill went in the brig Cornelia , Robert Patton,...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Yours by Duncan I received with the Account of what Bills you have received for me since you left Philadelphia, wherein you told me you was afraid that some Bill had miscarried, as the whole Sum received by you was £100 less than that mentioned by me in mine of 22d July 1758. Upon which I looked over my Book and found the Amount of the Bills sent...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society According to Promise, I have now, by Captain Finglass, sent you the first Copy of another Bill of Exchange for £100. Sterling more, which makes in all remitted you, since you left Philadelphia (besides the £100. protested) £1249 12 s. 5 d. If I had known that Captain Finglass would have sailed so soon after Capt. Duncan, I believe I should not...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Inclosed you have the second Copy of a Bill of Exchange for One hundred Pounds Sterling No. 945 Likewise the first Copy of another Bill for the same Sum; which makes in all remitted you by me, since you left Philadelphia Thirteen Hundred Forty Nine pounds twelve Shillings and five pence Sterling, which as usual, you will give me Credit for, and...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Being just going to set off on a Journey to the Sea Side with my Wife, for the Benefit of her Health, have only Time now to enclose you the first Copy of a Bill of Exchange for Two Hundred Pounds Sterling; for which you will give me Credit, as usual, and Advise, when paid. This Letter I directed to the Care of Mr. Strahan, in case of your being...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society I have only time now to own the receipt of Yours by Simpson, for which I am oblidged, Captain Spain going off a day or two sooner than I expected, And to inclose You the second Copy of a Bill of Exchange for two hundred Pounds Sterling, the first of which was sent You by the William and Mary, Capt: Nicholson. I am glad the Affair of the Bill...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society In case of Miscarriages, I have sent You the third Copy of a Bill of Exchange for £200 Sterling the first Copy of which I sent You by the William and Mary Capt. Nicholson and the Second by the Chippenham, Capt. Spain who had the Misfortune to spring a Leak at sea, which will cause some Delay in her. But I am told she will sail again in ten days...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society I received yours by Captain Friend, and the Reviews sent by him, in good Order, but I shall never sell them. The Half of the first Parcel you sent me, are yet on my Hands. The Quakers, I am told, don’t like them because of some Reflections they contain on the old Proprietary, which I believe has prevented their Sale. Inclosed you have now the...
Duplicate: American Philosophical Society By the Captains Friend and Lowther to London and Captain Rankin to Bristol, I sent you the first, second and third Copies of a Bill of Exchange for £200 Sterling; some of which, if not all, must have got to your Hands long before this reaches you. I am not sure whether I wrote you the Exchange of that Bill; but in case I did not, it was Fifty-two....
ALS : American Philosophical Society This serves to confirm the above, and to inclose the second Copy of the above mentioned Bill from Yours, &c. The duplicate of Hall’s letter of March 5 (printed immediately above) is on the same sheet as this brief note. Pa. Gaz. , March 6, 1760, records the clearance of the Rachel , Capt. Thomas Grant.
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society In my two last to you, of the 5th and 6th Instant, by the Captains Grant and McKinly, to Liverpool and Dublin, were inclosed the first and second Copies of a Bill of Exchange for £200 Sterling; and, in case of Miscarriages, I now send you the third Copy of the same Bill, and am, Sir, Yours, &c. See above, pp. 33–5. Pa. Gaz. , April 3, 1760,...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society In my last to you, of the 31st ult. by the Roebuck, Capt. Jones, to Holyhead, I inclosed you the third Copy of a Bill of Exchange for £200 Sterling. I have now sent you the first Copy of another Bill of Exchange for £100 Sterling more, which, with what was before sent you, makes up Two Thousand Forty-nine Pounds, Twelve Shillings, and Five-pence...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society In mine to you, of the 18th Instant, by the Friendship, Capt. Falconer, was inclosed the first Copy of a Bill of Exchange for £100 Sterling; which, with what I had sent you before, I told you amounted to Two Thousand Forty-nine Pounds, Twelve Shillings, and Five Pence Sterling, remitted you since you left Philadelphia, and for which I desired you...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Yours, of the 28th of March, I received, owning the Receipt of a Bill for £200 Sterling, drawn by William Plumsted. The Brevier came safe to hand by Gibbon, looks very well, but sticks, when distributed, most intolerably. Believe it will turn out pretty perfect. By the Captains Falconer and Killner to London, I sent you the first and second...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society I received yours, of the 14th of June, with two Protests inclosed for £300 Bills of Exchange, which I immediately presented to the Gentlemen they were drawn by, who seemed a good Deal surprised that they should have come back protested, and shewed me a Letter from the Portis’s telling them they had paid all their Draughts that had been presented...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Yours I received by the Philadelphia Packet, Captain Budden, relating to the two protested Bills of Scott and McMichael’s; but I had got them renewed, with the Damages, and sent them off, before yours came to hand; however, that does not signify much, as the last Sett, of Course, will not be presented for Payment. I am glad to find, as you will...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society I received a few Lines from you, dated September 6. by the Boreas Captain McDougall, acknowledging Payment of the Bills drawn by Scott and McMichael on the Portis’s. The Letters inclosed were delivered. The Brevier seems pretty perfect; only the Lower Case r’s run short; therefore wish you would send about a Couple of Pounds of them by the first...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society This serves to confirm the above, and to inclose the second Copy of the above mentioned Bill for Two Hundred Pounds Sterling, from Yours, &c. Hall’s letter of Feb. 9, 1761; see above, pp. 273–4. The General Wall , Capt. Walter Lutwidge, sailed from N.Y. on March 3. N.-Y. Mercury , March 9, 1761.
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society I received a few Lines from you by Captain Bolitho, owning the Receipt of mine, with the Renewal of the £300 and Damages; and am glad to hear you think of being able to be here soon. Inclosed I have sent you the third Copy of a Bill of Exchange for Two Hundred Pounds Sterling on Messieurs Trecothick, Apthorp, and Thomlinson, Merchants in London;...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Your Favour, by Captain Hammit, came safe to hand last Week, for which I am obliged to you. Inclosed you have the first Copy of a Bill of Exchange for One Hundred Pounds Sterling, drawn by Lieutenant Thomas Vaughan on John Calcroft Esq; Westminster, for which, as usual, please give me Credit, and Advise of its coming to Hand. Should be mighty...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Your Favour I received relating to Scott and McMichael’s protested Bill, for which am obliged to you, and much approve of your Conduct in that Affair. Bills, at present, are so very high, that I do not know what to do about remitting you; they ask now Seventy-seven and a Half; however, if I don’t hear quickly of your embarking for this Place,...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society In my last to you, of the 20th ult. by the Philadelphia Packet, Capt. Budden, I owned the Receipt of yours relating to the protested Bill of Scott and McMichael, and signified my Approbation of your Conduct in that affair. In it I told you, that Exchange was at Seventy-seven and a Half, which was the Reason you had no Remittance from me by that...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society I received yours, (Via New-York) relating to the order of Forty Pounds Sterling, in Favour of Mr. Palomba, which is paid, at the Rate of Seventy per Cent. Exchange, that being the Exchange the Trustees of the Loan-office drew for. Remember me kindly to your Son, and tell him, I received his by Palomba, but never heard any thing of the Letter he...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Yours of December 10. by the Packet, I received, with your Opinion relating to my remitting you; and have, accordingly sent you the first Copy of a Bill of Exchange for Three Hundred Pounds Sterling (Exchange Seventy-seven and a Half) drawn by Messieurs Plumsted and Franks, on Sir James Colebrooke Baronet, Arnold Nesbitt, George Colebrooke, and...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Inclosed you have the second Copy of the above mentioned Bill, which I hope will come safe to your Hands; and am Yours, &c. Copy sent by the Patty, Captain Widdet from this Port to Bristol, in which was inclosed the second Copy of the above Bill. Third Copy of Do. sent by the Grace, Captain Kerr, to Bristol, Via New-York. . See above, p. 73. Pa....
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society In my last to you, of the 10th ult. was designed to have been inclosed the third Copy of a Bill of Exchange for Three Hundred Pounds Sterling, but, by Accident, find I neglected to do it: This serves, therefore, to cover the same, to let you know that Mrs. Franklin and Sally are well; and that I am, Sir, Yours, &c. See above, pp. 79–80. Pa. Gaz...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I recd. yours Yesterday, and observe what you say relating to what is inserted in the York Papers. That relating to Lord Bute shall be published next Week, if we have Room; the other the North Briton, if you had not mentioned it, should not have been inserted. Yesterday very bad Accounts came to hand relating to the Indians; but as our Governor, his...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Tho’ I have nothing material to say, yet as I promised to write you by every Ship from this Port to yours, choose rather to put you to a small Expence of Postage, than be altogether silent. I begin then with acquainting you, that Mrs. Franklin and Sally are well, as is your Son, who I saw the Day before Yesterday. The Papers are sent you by this Vessel, and...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Yours, of February 14. and April 13. came safe to hand, and are the only Letters I have received from you since your Arrival in England. The Double Demy is arrived in Sparks: but, as it was not done up in Cases, and pretty near the Bottom of the Vessel, the Corners of some of the Bales got wet a little, which occasioned some Damage, but not much....
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society I have just heard that all the Paper we are to print News Papers, &c. on, is to come over from England stamped, of which Mr. Hughes is to have Ten Thousand Pounds Sterling Worth by the next Ship, and for which you are to be his Security. If so, I wish the Double Demy had not been sent, as it must be returned. That Paper is nothing like so good or...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Tho’ I have not had the Pleasure of hearing from you for a long Time, yet I cannot let any Opportunity to Europe slip without Troubling you with a few Lines, just to let you know, that your Family and mine are all well, and that Business goes on as usual, only that our Numbers of News Papers decreases prodigiously; some Market Days, ten or twelve...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society Since my last to you of September 6. I am favoured with Two Letters of yours by the July and August Packets, for which am much obliged. I know you have been an useful and publick spirited Member of Society, for a Number of Years past, and am sorry to find, that many, who, some Years ago, seemed to have the greatest Regard for you, are now become...
Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society I have your Favours of the 12th August, and 27th of September, now before me, which I ask Pardon for not answering sooner, but you may believe the Delay, did not proceed from Want of Respect. As to the Contents of that, of the 26th. August, I need say nothing relating to them, as Mr. Brown, who is with you long before this can reach, will be able...
Letterbook copy: Salem County Historical Society, Salem, N.J. The Reason of my not writing to you more fully is, that I was [recently?] informed by Mrs. Franklin, you designed to set out for Philadelphia in the Month of May or June next. The Thoughts of seeing you here [ torn ] I assure you, is most pleasing to me, and I heartily wish you a safe Voyage, [and?] every Thing that is agreeable on...
ALS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania The last Letter I had the Pleasure of receiving from you, was dated April 14, 1767, since which I have wrote you twice, but have not been favoured with an Answer to either of those Letters. In that Letter you acknowledged the Utility of settling our Accounts, and promised to forward the Paper of Remarks you made, on looking over the Settlement by Mr....
ALS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania Your last kind Letter to me, was dated June 11, 1770. in Answer to mine of the 17th. of March preceding. What Money I have since received on our Company Account is as follows, viz. For the Gazette, from February 17, 1770 to Jany. 28, 1772 £358 13 s. By Cash received for Work done, as credited in the Ledger, in the above mentioned Time 181 17 s. 10½ d....