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    • Christie, Gabriel
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Your letter of yesterday is before me the duties on the wine which were sent on some time ago have been adjusted and paid. the duties on the liqueurs now sent amount to 4$ 20 Cts. the sum is so small I will Keep it in acct and as its probable you may have more of these articles arriving when the acct comes to any thing worth while I will send it on; I hope the liqueurs have got safe to...
By the ship Catherine arrived this day from Guadelipe, I have receivd a Cask of Wine which originaly was shipted from Burdaux but the Vessell put in to that Port in distress I shall be able to assertain the duties payable ther on without giving you the trouble of forwarding any Invoice. it shall be sent by the first Packet going to Washington. I hope the last that was forwarded got safe to...
Inclosed is a bill of lading for a Cask of Wine, which arrived here some time ago from Guadaloupe, together with the Amount of Duties, and other expences, paid thereon, the vouchers, are also inclosed,   I hope by the time you will receive this, it will have arrived at Washington, in good order, the amount of your debit as ⅌ acct. enclosed is $57. 49/100 . I have the Honor to be, Sir, y obed...
I received from the Comptroller a few days ago your Commission to act as Collector of this Port; permitt me Sir to tender you my thanks for this mark of your Confidence, be assured that my best endeavours shall be used to prevent your trust from being discredited, and I can also with truth inform you that the appointment, does meet a respectable approbation, and it will be my fault if that...
The enclosed came to hand this day, the Liqueurs alluded to have been in the Custom since august last. but as no letter came with them I was not able to assertain to whom they belonged. or should have forwarded them long ago; by the first Vessell going to Washington or Alexandria. they shall be sent and the Bill of Loading enclosed I have the Honor to be respectfully Your Obdt Sert MHi :...
Your letter of yesterday was duly received together with the inclosures, as soon as the Box arrives I will forward it by the first vessell agreably to your directions, there is a Vessell up for Bordaux expeted to sail in all next week shall send it by his if it comes to hand in time I have the Honour to be with respect your obt Sevt MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I yesterday shipped on Board of the Schooner Regulator bound to washington the 4 Cases of wine, in very good order we have charged the duties on the Gallon which as near as we could assertain will be found to be about 80 Gallons I forward you the bill of loading and also return agreabley to your request. The paper you sent me for the assertainment of the duties, I hope they may get to hand...
  Your letter of the 3d inst. respecting the Wine came to hand upon inquiry of Mr. Purviance’s son I found one case lodged in his Vault directed for you which I presume from its’ size is the one that containd the 32 bottles the other that had but two bottles in it cannot be found I imagine that as one of the bottles was brokin the other case may have been packed up in the large case. I have...
In my letter of yesterday which I hope you have recieved, I made application for the appointment of Collector of the Customs of this Port, since which I am informed that there will be a great many applications for that Office, and some are very industrious to procure recommendations for the purpose.—I beliave Sir I can say with truth that I have it in my power to obtain as many respectable...
I have this day shipped on Board of Captn. Clements Packet the goods which arrived for you in the Three Friends together with a recipt for the same, also an account of the Duties and Charges thereon. you have also enclosed all the papers that has come into my possesion respecting them with my best wishes that you may not be disappointed in the receipt of them I remain with respect your obdt...