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Your fav r of the 29 h Ult o receved last Evening—and duly Notice its Contents, with referance to the good Gen l K — every exersion has been made by me to effect a remittanc—thro M r Williams and others, but without effect,—the late Occurances in Europe as well here, has but increased the difficulty— and to Attempt One at this Crisis—would be to hazard a still greater risque—what then I ask...
I have the pleasure: handing you, my friend M r Taylors letter of the 3 d by which, to regulate your proposed transfer—the present Curr t price at 141. ⅌ Ct is equal to $564. per Share, on 20 shares produces $11,280—by my Calculation.— it is however to be observed, in Case of a present Sale, the purchaser would be intitled to The 1 t July dividend, say $400—on the Other hand—immediately After,...
I read with great Concern the very unfortunate Accident that befell you—The part swelled, (I presume in your Side) if not abated—and become stationary—must if possible be dispersed—removed—In somewhat a like Case with me—from a slight fall which caused me Considerable pain whenever I laid down—on either side— exclusive of the simple Applications Used in these Cases I Applied a Broad-stout...
In pursuance of your two late favors the 17 th & 29 th Ult o I have been inabled to procure and herewith inclose Mess. Bowie & Kurtz sett of Ex: 1 st 2 d & 3 d dated 13 Ins
My last respects to you Sir was of the 1 st Sep r since when, I have not been Honore’d with any of your favors.— In the Course of this and the insuing Mo. it will become Necessary to provide for a Remittance to be made, the good Gen l Kosciusko :—Under present circumstances, I have to ask your aid, and shall be governed by your instructions— from a rough statem t of the Gen ls a/c, with me,...
Your Esteemed fav r 7 h recd 21 st Relieved me from the Vague Rumour, which indeed, I paid little regard to— the Stock—intended for these treasury notes, are the funded 7 ⅌ Cents. which I shall attend to—with reference to a Bill on London the Most extravagant exchanges in paper, both to the Northw d and S o w d has so deranged, the exchanges on Europe
In making my Arangem ts for the 1 st paymt to the loan 25 th May for $2500. I was Necessi t ated, to procure a disc t for $1480—and now find—my self deficient nearly—$1000—(exclusive of your expected $360—) to be provided for, against 25 h Instant, when the 4 th and last paym t is to be made for $2500—soon as you can make it convenient—to remit me—will be very Acceptable—the times are...
I am without any of your favors since that of the 4 th April — Answered the 15 th — on the 25 th I had the Honor of inclosing to you M rs Beckleys letter to me , respecting her Brothers unfortunate
It is long since, I had the Honor of receiving any of your fav rs (the last of 25 th May .)—situated as the good Gen l then was and unhappy state of public Affairs in Paris , my Anxiety increased on Acco t of my Remittance to him 26 th April via Mess rs
I regret exceedingly—at the lapse of time, since I had the pleasure of receiving your last fav r dated the 3 d July —I have also to regret the want of intelligence—respecting the uncertain fate of the two years Annual Remittance for Paris —viz— Bowie & Kurtz 14 h feb
M r Taylors unfavorable Acc t ⅌ last Evening Mail, says— “Bank stock, in general is falling Considerably. ” —that he sold—yesterday Penn a Bank stock a 135 ⅌ Ct. Own Owing to the Rumour of Peace—as well the demand for Cash—Subscribers to the New Loan— that the Certificates with a regular power of Atty—will be requiset to make the Sale—
Your favor of the 15 h Ins t inclosing sundry Acco ts for payment—as well, Mess r Gibson and Jeffersons Order, on Bank of Columbia for $200—recd 23 d have been Appli e d —as follows viz—
since I had the honor of Addressing you the 19 Ult —I had the pleasure of receiving the inclosed from M r Williams —to which I replied the 28 th requesting the fav r (in Case he should suceed in purchasing a Set of Ex—at New York . (if not too much trouble) he would also engage a Sett in my fav r for ƒ5000 franc’s—and that I would also wish to avail my self of the indulgence— in Case himself...
Your fav r 28 th Ult o I recd yesterday— The more I contemplate on the proposed plan of Remitting to Paris —viz Mess r G. W. & R & M —the more my doubts and dificulties encreases—
Your fav r 21 st Ult o as well that of Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson , of the 29 th —Covering $540: are duly recd. and the Amo t placed—as you directed—as more particularly Appears, from the inclosed statem t of your a/c —which, I have Ventured—(being on so near a Scale) to Balance—
My last inquiry respecting the good Gen l K. was of the 18 th Nov r last . since when, nothing has transpired with me, to direct, in what mode I should proceed, in Order to transmit him Via London , or Amsterdam —a further Remittance in Course of a M o or two—I have already Interest on hand, to the Amo t of $1130 65/
My two last to you, were of the 2 d and 13 th —I am Anxiously waiting your power of Atty—Accompanied with the two Certificates—for the 20 Shares of Penn a Bank Stock— without which, I am unable to proceed a Step further, then to provide for the $2500—the first paym t to be made, 25 th Ins t . for this purpose I was Compell’d—to ask the fav r of a friend—to indorse (for my Note of $1480
since the receipt of M r Geo Taylors Advises respecting Bills of exchange on Paris , I have made sundry inquiries at Baltimore & a but have not obtained any satisfactory Acco t —even those few who are disposed to draw—I find ask a high advance say 10 per Cent above par—Under present Circumstance I should presume it ad v iseable to wait a M o or two—in expectation of a more favorable change of...
The time is fast Approaching when, it will become Necessary again, to remit the good Gen l Kosciuskos —, Annual Balance of Int. and dividends. I am Anxiously expecting to be favored—as Usual his Acknowled g recp t for the £200 sterling remitted him, last year; hope no, unforeseen Accident has, deprived him of so Acceptable a supply. the Gen l s Bank dividend $312. recd in Sep r with the like...
I have now the pleasure to inclose you, sett of ex. 1 t 2 d & 3 d — Mess rs Bowie & Kurtz . dated 13 th Ins t a 60 days sight on M r W m
The long wished for letter from the good Gen l has at length Arrived and I hasten herewith to inclose you Duplicate—you will perceive by my letter of the 19 Ult o the app t Balance of his a/c in my hands was $1130. 69 100 exclusive of his Treasury Notes $4.500—bearing 5 ⅖ Int. due 16 April—to be then funded—I may therefore count on remitting him £200 Ster g on the best terms going—will I...
This will be handed you, by my friend and neighbour M r John Eliason , whom I had the Honor of introducing to you by letter the 6 th Jan y —respecting your Mills & c as to a partnership—as noticed—I presume would not be agreable to either—party—but should M r Randolph —be inclined to relinquish the business—whatever might be the condition agreed on either, with you, or M
Your fav r 29 th Ult o recd the 5 th Covered, your Gen l power of Att y —in my fav r —the Accruing Int (Averaged.) from 10 h July—to 31 st Dec
Know all Men, by these presents That I, Thomas Jefferson , of Monticello in Virginia do subsitute—and Appoint— John Barnes , of George Town in the Territory of Columbia my Attorney in Fact for the purpose of Receiving from the Treasury of the United States —all Sums of Interest, due or to become due on any public Stock standing in the Name of Thaddeus Kosciusko . Now of Soleure in Swiserland...
The inclosed particulars & general statem t of Gen l Kosciusko ’s ℀ with me up to 26 Nov r last—together with my remarks—will I flatter my self, fully explain to you—(and thro you to the good Gen l ) the cause of the Balance being thus in my favor—$812. EE. —    Owing to the perculiar Circumstances Attending the protested £200—as well the Accom o dation of the £234. remitted, in lieu...
I have great satisfaction in advising you, that yesterday, I had the pleasure meeting M r Monroe (at the Presidents )—to whom I presented my sealed packet addressed to Baring Brothers & C o London Covering, Bowie & Kurtz first of Exchange on W m Murdock for £400 ster g
Yesterday I waited on M r whann Cash r of Bank of Colum a as well M r Nourse Register of the Treasury respecting the Transfers you proposed in the Name of Gen l Thad s
I am Anxiously waiting receipt of your expected fav r in Answer to my Letters of the 5 th & 10 th of Aug t —the first Covered: a rough statem t of Gen l Kosciusko s ℀ with me whilst
I have great pleasure— inclosing you the above Copy —least you should not have received any advices of the like tenor—Your last fav r was of the 10 h Sep r — replied to 11 th Oct r — very Uncertain as to the final events—in Europe —as well at Washington . We may at least be permitted to Hope! something may yet be effected to Uphold—the National Credit—at this Eventfull Crisis—
The President of the UStates To John Barnes , 1809. Feb y 8 th for 12 lb dipt Candles @ 20 d 1 0