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The $1500 to Messrs G & J. shall be remitted to them on Monday—or Tuesday if US. Bank paper is to be Obtaind. from the B. of Columbia—Rapine & Co., Carpenter S H Smith & Stewarts —shall be Attend to on Monday—as well the Currt. Exps of Househd. I have sent, by Mr. Dougherty $70. in the smallest change Obtainable—my several a/c Copies are looking up—in Order to correct errors & Omissions— I am...
I was last Evening honred: with your favr: Monticello 11th . Inst: with Memdm: for, 250 square feet sheet Copper, for covering, part, of your house— The exact particulars—I have by this post, transmitted to my Correspondt: Mr Richards Philada. who I have no doubt, will Attend Minutely to your instructions—and shipp it, with the files and Chissills—by very first Vessel, with Bill Lading, to...
The inclosed $350. will I hope, Accomodate, in lieu of a draft on the Collector. they may be remitted—either— whole or Cut , but by Keeping a Minute of their letter, No: &ca (in Case of Accident) will save the extra trouble of sending seconds—postage &ca— Mr Peales $30. shall be remitted him—and Colo. Hoomes, $300—paid: when presented— I am sir your most Obedt: H st Mr Rapine left word this...
I should have waiting upon you early—this Morning (had the weather permited.)—to have presented personally—the enclosed Letter, Invoice—and sketch of your a/c—their Appearance at first View may alarm you—as the Amot: far exceeds—your minute of them 5th. Inst:—but when the additional stock, of sundry Necessary Articles—Imported Here and Richmond Invoice &c.—the difference is soon reconciled—I...
Thomas Jefferson Esq. 1801 To Thomas Carpenter Dr. May 1.— Dr C To Facing an under Waistcoat with Silk 1.25 To a pr. of twilled fancy Cord Breeches, pearl buttons 7.25 To Making a Coat, trimings lining and Stays for the Coachman }
—free from the pressing Cares of Government I hope you may enjoy at last sir […] [the sweets] of Domestic happiness—without [allay]. —The master of the sloop with whom I intrusted your packages of groceries, and 5 lbs. plaister of Paris—from hence to Alexandria intended for the Sloop Abigal & Rebecca from there to Richmond as the latter had left Alexandria the Evening before—was so obliging as...
I have already dispatched Original & duplicates each, of the inclosed letters & a/c in Philada. and transmitted duplicate thereof for your [government?]. —Some few days since both the plaisterers called on me, respecting their intended Journey. the small Man (for I do not recollect his Name) was very urgent to set out immediately ⅌ land. the other proposed—going ⅌ water to Richmond—in the...
The suspected— King , have absconded, After being taken by the Constable for debt. it also Appears by his plaistering—lately at Mr Dorseys he was—but a very indifft. Workman.—Mr Martin Wanscher the other Plaisterer—his detention has been Occasioned by a disputed a/c with his late employer a Mr Hugh Densley —who unable to pay.—of course unwilling to adjust his a/c Obliged—W. to sue him—and by...
Mr Andrews after two Messages—sent his Assistant to inform me, the ornaments were securely packed up. in one large Case & 3. middle size Boxes. I prevailed with him to go with them—that very Eveng. (Friday.) or early next morning from the point—to Alexandria in order—if possible—to meet Mr. Wanscher who perhaps had not yet left that port, or—in Case he had left it, to see them shipped on...
Your two favrs 21. & 22d. are at hand. and I hope the plaisterer —as well the missing bbl. plaister are also Arrived with you.—that your experiments on the New tried matter of the Cow pox, meet your most sanguine wishes, must of course (—from its happy & most extray. effects.) become generally—to be practised, for the Benefit of the present, & future generations.—Mr Rapin, expects Mr Le Mair...
Your esteemed favr. 28th. Ulto., recd the 1st Instant—with the several paymts. to be made at Norfolk, Alexandria and Philada. together—with the few remaining debits here, including the Necessary disbursemts. of Househd: &c. see—sketch . inclosed […] shall be pointedly Attended to. —of course, on a present View of my Finances, I find, it will be Absolutely Necessary for me—to defer my setting...
By not being favd: with a letter, last week, was probably owing—to my supposed Absence.—since my last of the 7th. (with inclosed sketch.) paymt: & receivals—the former have been reduced $2089.23. as at foot. that of Mr Gilpin was paid by Mr Rapin—at Alexandria on his own a/c last week: and the Liqueurs he took charge off.— On the 10th I was favd: with a 2d letter from Doctr Edwards inclosing...
By the time this reaches you, 24th–25th I flatter myself, your Chariot, is nearly at Havre de Grace, on its way to Washington—As, on receipt of your favr. 12th recd the 15th. I instantly set ab: the means of procuring, an Able & steady pair of horses.—which we effected late on the 16th. shod & prepared on Thursday and on Friday morning early. Mr Dougherty set off from your stables with...
By favr Mr Claxton I have the pleasure to hand you, the inclosed five post Notes— the most eligible I could procure for the purpose of remittance—I decided Mr Peytons—on the supposition of their being more convenient—in passing.—their Notes I find are quite Currt. at Richmond Mr Davison tells me—he makes Constant remittance on them to Mr Heath — I am Sir your very Obedt servt: NB. I have...
It appears the following are the remaining a/c for which JB. have not recd Orders upon viz. Order I presume in favr of Mr Rapin— 286.98. Capt. Lewis last 3 mos. Compensation } 150. presume may be passed to his Ct with JB. and charged you for probably there will be a Mr Andrews for Composition Ornaments a/c Also Mr March’s Book binders a/c Those at Philada—JB have minute of Accts to 958.62 If...
The inclosed $20 is the nearest possible viz No 122. T. of the 2d. Augt. 1800—B. US. which I presume will answer for the prest. for the 75 Cts may be accounted for at a more favble. opporty— I am Sir your most Obt. Servt. Your powers to Mr. Smith Cashr. of the Bank penna. shall be remitted him. RC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr.” In his financial memoranda on this day, TJ...
Memdm. from this statemt. if Correct—       Exclusive of the within Balance     $1656.72. M Lewis Note of the 9th: Novr.— a 60 days become payble: 10 Jany } for 1000.       2656.72. To meet which, the Compensation due 4th. Jany. recevable 7th Jany }
May this meet you amidts the social scene of Domestic happiness!—Contrasted, with the late trying perplexeties—of disappointed Ambitious Men—are disquietudes inseperable with your preeminent station—though shielded by the most Virtuous Actions.— I judge it, necessary to inform you, that my Note in favr of ML ., was unsuccessfull at B. of C. thro. the want of B. paper to draw upon—This resource...
On the 19th. I was hond. by your favr. 14th.—had my dependence rested wholly on the successful event of a disct. at B of C. it would most Assuredly have been a serious misfortune—but your next Mos. Compensation will prove equally effective—as well curtail an useless expence of $21.—nor will any demand, on your a/c be. in the least suspended. by that disappointment—discounting—in many Cases—is...
Allow me Sir, to make my most grateful acknowledgemts. for your Acceptable communications last Evening —Under a pressure of disappointmt. and indisposition—they were indeed; very consoling. in whatever situation it may be thought, necessary, for me to be employed in—suited—to my small Abilities, & time of Life—I shall most cheerfully, exert them, and hope to Merit the favr. And if Sir, I can...
Memom. 22d June 1802. to shew the President US. JB. wrote WShort 20th feby (tho not forwarded untill April—) this letter covered his a/c up to 18 feby. than Balance $3347 39/ in his favr—purporting JB intintions of purchasing $4000. 6 pCt deferred.—but owing to Various disappointmts. rise in Stock &c. &c. no purchase was affected— on or abt. 15 May. JB. had drafted a letter which he proposed...
Messrs. G & J ., acknowledges recpt of $198 on Mr Short a/c, Canal Co. a/c as well $200. I remitted them on your a/c: Mrs Jackson also. for—[. . .]0 & $45. which closes Doct Wardlaw’s a/c with her late Husband, except £2.1.5. for Int: expresses Her Thanks to Doct Wardlaw for his punctuality &c. your Case of Window Blinds & Books &c. with a Box, with me, Containing 1 doz & 3 bottles Claret. are...
Previous to the receipt of your favr 30th. which I had the Honr. of receiving by Yesterdays Mail—I had Notice from Mr Penington (to whom your late draft on Mr Smith had been remitted to.) of Mr Smiths transmitting you their Bank post Note, which you now inclosed me—and by this Mail returned Mr Smith—of course Mr Penington will receive paymt. for your late draft.— with reference to the $198. I...
I am again honored with your favr. 6th. Announcing Mr Shorts arrival at Norfolk, 28 Ulto. expected to embark the next day for Baltimore, in his way to Washington and Richmond.—my particular inquiries have not been successfull. I rather presume, his having learned your absence from Washington—have since determined him, to alter his rout via Hampton & Williamsburg &c. or, should he pass thru...
The Accident which deprived you (for the Present) The pleasure of Mr Shorts Company last week Conveyed him to my simple abode, made me exceedingly happy—that it suited so well—his almost exhausted frame—after so tedious & fatiguing persuit of his Brother . Moreover he had leisure to look over the particulars of his funds—my a/c. &c. &c. copies of which I instantly furnished him...
I now find Sir, that the post to Charlottesville & Milton goes for Certain, twice aweek, Tuesdays & fridays. of course, I embrace this mail— Mr Short left Town, this morning for Berkley Springs expecting to meet his Brother there—from thence—I presume in the course of 10 or 12 days direct for Monticello—I pressed upon him $400. with his other occasional Bills carriage &c—[100]—which he says...
Not having been favd: with any of yours since the 6th. Ulto. I am quite uneasy—lest some untoward accident hath deprived me that satisfaction augmented by recent publications &c. fabricated—by the breath of Slander—so prevalant, basely scandalous, & disgracefull to society. from a review of last Mos a/c, it does not much exceed $600.—a few such would be gratifying indeed:—a state thereof shall...
Your much esteemed favr. 3d. recd Yesterday was very Acceptable—not hearing from Mr Short since the 24th. ulto. and having recd five several letters to his address. via Boston, N York, & Richmond I must presume they will very soon reach him at Monticello, to which place, I shall address them (if not Otherwise directed) by next friday’s Mail. I have also two letters for Mr Peyton Short, but...
Your two esteemed favrs : 7th & 10th: I recd Yesterday. with reference to Brown & Relf , I find my friend Mr. J. Richards paid them abt. 9th: May 1801. eight dolls: thro. me on your a/c, as by my Entry, & to your debit, the 13th of which, I shall write them for further explanation in order to its adjustmt:—your Minute of a/c to 4th Sep. agrees exactly with mine, to this day—having Yesterday...
I am duly Hond: with your favr : 17th.—in answer, to mine, of the 14th.—in Conformity I have Noticed Mr Claxton—to furnish me with his two a/cs: in order to discharge them—before your expected return. and shall make the necessary remittance to Richmond abt. 8th. Octr. Mr LeMaire, is much indisposed. (but not dangerous.) Bile, & foul Stomack. accompanied with a Violent fever.—Doctr. Gant...