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From the statement of my account with the late General Kosciusko , transmitted the 17 th Oc t 1817 the apparent residue unaccounted for of $278. (exclusive of interest on my advance 26 th Nov. 1816 ) I beg leave to call to your recollection the very critical situation in which his finances were then in, when the unexpected unfortunate protested bill of exchange for £200. sterling was returned...
Should the Presidents demands, not be required before the insuing Mo., the Necessary arrangemts. could then be made, for the several engagems.—at this Moment, I have not $50. in both Banks.—I expect however to be able in the course of a day or two—to advance the President from 750-1000—for the time required.—and most Ardently hope the President may not increase ( if Possible ) in Bank...
J Barnes Acknowledges with thanks—the Presidents Bank Ck. for $900.— $400— of which is already placed to the Presidents Credit—and wait untill the 16th Instant. to pay into the Bank of Columa—the remaining $500. together with the Presidents Note of same date for $1000—in lieu of your Note for $1500. then payable.— MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I hasten—gratefully to acknowledge—and acceptance of the Honor—you have been pleased to confer on me, in the appointment of Collector for the District of George Town.—empressed, with the responsibility attached to that office, I beg leave to assure the President—that every minute attention, shall be paid—towards a faithful discharge of the Trust.—with a flattering hope, of meriting—that...
In the Sch. Brothers return from New Providence to George Town came 4 lbs. white Lump & powderd Sugar as ⅌ sample. JB. have purchased—them and salts—@ 18 Cts ⅌ pound—is little inferior to refined Lump @ 25 Cts—if the President chooses a barrel, JB will reserve him one for Monticello—and will answer every purpose that Mr LeMaire uses the Lump Sugar for— ViU .
The Presidents favr. of last Evening—Accompanied with ½ dozen bottles, of Commodore Prebles best Marsalla! as well, ½ dozen of the Presidents Old Sherry, was recd this morning—with a gratefull Acceptance.— to be drank only on particular Occasions—and with fervent wishes for a long continuance of the Presidents perfect Health & happiness— By the Presidents, Obliged, most Obedt. & very humble...
The inclosed, rec’d Yesterday is presented. you for your Government.– The Painter– W. Dougherty– informed me was in Town a few days ago.– said he abt. to set out for Monticello – in a day – or two – I desired WD. to take him – I wished to see him not having called. presume he is on his way to M. The within Articles I hope will reach Rd. & M. in time for a seasonable use of them—with due...
I had the Honor of receiving the Presidents favr. of the 12th. acknowledging recpt. of the $1025—and now inclose the Presidents Note of the 4th June. $1000 paid 29th Ulto. and purposes on the 27th Inst. to repeat the like Negociation—   and wait the Presidents expected favr. early the insuing Mo. and Minute of its distribution— with great respect I am Sir, your most Obedt. Servt. ViU .
I have already-handed Genl Muhlenberg the Amt of his Duties & frt a/c $23.57—retained Minute thereof as well. Capt Hands acknowledgmt of the packages—an Order to Assertain the several Costs on each, on their Arrival here, to the debit of the President & Mr Madison. With great Respect, I am sir your most Obed. H st RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “The President U States.”
Ever anxious to aid the Presidents wishes, I have hitherto, with great & sincere pleasure, exerted my powers—while it answered the pressing excigences, and was commensurate with my little resources in the fond Hope, it would on this, have ceased to become necessary: but from the present, increasing difficulties (the President will please refer, himself to the inclosed several statemts)—on the...