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I received your favor & inquired of the Sheriff respecting Mr. Shorts Land, he informed me that he had returnd it to the Auditor as the Law requires for non payment of taxes, on application to him the proprietors can redeem it. Wilson Butt is the name of the Sher & it is probable that it was returnd by the collectors before him—had it not been returnd, I wou’d have paid the tax. I shall take...
I Receved your favor of the 20th Mr Patricot is not here at present, he is at New York the letter shall be deliverd him or Doctr Toret his friend, in case I leave this before he arives, to assure you that it will give me pleasure to execute any of your commands, I hope is not wanting, beleive me I shall with pleasure obey—we have the French treaty at length from Brittain here, wch is not so...
I have just arived a consignment of old Madeira wines; Brasil Quality & London Particular, from a Portugeze house; who ships my wine for drinking. the Brasil kind is superior to any other sent here & such as is seldom imported; if you should want a supply, I will direct it to be saved for you by mr. Js Taylor Jr. to whom I have given up my business. be pleased to accept my best wishes for yr....
Your esteemd favor I received of 23. Ulto. the wine shall be sent up by Capts. Willis or Moore who will be here in a few days; the Brasil wine is highly esteemd here, it is superior to the London particular, & shall send one of it. the latter is fine 3 years old & shiped (wracked off), by a Portugeze house in Madeira. you will find it clear, let the cask be ever so much shaked. we have very...
Inclosed is a bill of parcels & Lading for a pipe of old Brasil Madeira wine, which I have hopes will meet your Approbation—Mr. Cocke the purser of the Cheasepeak frigate has been so good as to take this letter, has promised me, he will see the wine taken care of from Alexandria to Washington, he is a worthy young man & conducts himself with great propriety (I have heard) in his office. I am...
I duly received yours of the 7th inclosing 4 half bills of the U.S. bank; it gives me pleasure to know you approved of the wine, it is highly approved of here & sells fast, a few pipes of the same quality are left, of which I will direct Mr. Taylor to reserve two for you, to be sent by Capt. Willis of the Alexr. Packet & if you want more it shall be saved & sent up, the time of payment will...
I Received the second part of the bills this post, for which I am much obliged to you, I wrote you that I had reserved 2 pipes of the Brasil & recommended some of the London particular for table use, the latter is the kind sent to Richmond, it is of good quality & equal to any imported of the kind 3 years old. There was only 10 pipes of the Brasil come in, if any more than the two I wrote you...
Mr. James Taylor Jr informd me he had sent by Capt Stephen Moore two pipes of Brasil wine & had reserved two more for you to be sent by some other oppertunity; Capt. Moore has promised his particular care of them & to forward them to you from Alexandria.—The Frigates I expect will sail this day, the French Frigate Semilante is in Hampton road I beleive ready for sailing & it is said here that...
I have long known Capt. F. Bright, & have ever considered him as a faithful officer to the public. he commanded the Armed Brig Northampton belonging to the State & was esteemd for activity & discipline during the war—since the commencement of the General Government he has been employ’d in the Revenue service in which I have ever believed him a vigilant Officer having the interest of his...
My friend Mr Moses Myers having business in the City of Washington I beg leave to introduce him to you as a good citizen & worthy Gentleman. I wish we could have the pleasure of seeing you in Norfolk to make some returns for the many civilities received from you, it will always give me pleasure to render services to any of your friends travelling this way. I am most respectfully yr. obt Servt...