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The two boxes of paste (as I conclude they are) shipped from Philadelphia so long ago as the 24th. of Decr last—were not received until yesterday. I am not acquainted with the cause of this long delay, not having yet seen the Captain. Mr. G. informs me that he inclosed you a check on the bank of Columbia, for $5872.84 on the 27th ultimo, which we have no doubt you have received. I am Dear Sir...
We received yesterday your favor of the 23d. and this day obtain’d from Mr. Venable the amount of your note say $8000—from this deduct the several sums noted in your letter amounting to $2127.16 leaves a balance of $5872.84. for which we enclose you a check of the Bank of Columbia, as we understand some difficulty might arise on placing the amounts you direct to the credit of Mr. Dinsmore & Mr...
Mr. Venable has called to say that his friend (who it now appears is, Mrs. Tabb of Amelia) is willing to lend the amt. you require for six months—We therefore send you inclosed a note at that date, the one forwarded you yesterday will of course be destroyed We are respectfully Your ob Servts. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Mr. Venable having been so much longer than he expected in getting an answer respecting the money which we calculated on obtaining from his friend on loan—has caused me I fear, to delay from day to day to write to you, for a longer time than I should have done: I thought it however the less necessary to write before he received an answer, as I informed you that you might be assured of getting...
This will be handed to you by Mr Strobia, who is so obliging as to take charge of the two boxes containing the Terrines, as well as of the small box, about which I lately wrote you. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I yesterday received your much esteemed favor of the 24th, and lost not a moment in ascertaining what could be done to relieve you from your present embarrassed situation. It is not I trust necessary for me to inform you, that I am always much averse to making professions of friendship, and of a desire to serve those I esteem—My character and disposition I hope being in some degree known to...
Judge Tucker having left this for Williamsburg on Monday last, I shall forward your letter to him by the present mail. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have duly received your favor of the 6th inclosing 250$, it being for the purpose of taking up Mr. Eppes’s dft in favor of Mr Thweatt for the purchase of a horse. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
We send you inclosed a Certificate of $450 lodged in our Bank to the credit of James Dinsmore— We are respectfully Yours &c MHi : Coolidge Collection.
We forwarded yesterday & the day before by Mr. Randolph’s & Mr. Wood’s boats, the sheet iron; bar iron, and 60 bundles being the remainder of the nail rod—The three boxes you mention were recd. a few days ago—the two for Philadelphia are put on board the Jane Capn. Jackson, and addressed to Doctor Wistar there—the other is on board the John Capn. Norris bound to Georgetown and addressed to the...
We have to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of the 26th. inclosing a check on the US. Bank at Norfolk for $300,—which sum we have paid to Mr. Le Tellier, as he inform’d us, that to make the work exactly alike, it is necessary to have the whole melted into one mass.—We have sold your Tobacco to R & T: Gwathmey at $7 pble. half Cash & half 60 d/ say 25 hhds.—the one which was laid bye as...
We hand you inclosed bill of Loading for 1200 bushels Coal by the Schr. Brothers Capn. S: Travers. Mr. Nicholson informs us he was obliged to ship that quantity, as he could not procure a smaller vessel and the Capn. refused to go unless he had a full load—we likewise send inclosed Mr Saml: McCraw’s receipt for the fifty dollars paid him—With respect we are Sir Your ob: Servts: MHi : Coolidge...
We have received your favor of the 6th. Inst. inclosing $250 which shall be appropriated as you direct. the Coal shall be sent with all possible dispatch—Mr. Le Telier informs us that he will be happy to execute any work you may favor him with; we understand from a Silversmith for whom he has done a good deal of work that he has given general satisfaction With respect We are Sir Your ob...
I am very sorry that I have not been able to meet with an opportunity of forwarding the 100 ℔s of muscovado sugar.—it has been held in readiness ever since the receipt of your letter. As the boats have now to land at the broken part of the canal, which is about a mile above the basin, I apprehended I might not have the Same chance of meeting with opportunities as formerly, and therefore...
Until the receipt of your favor of the 2d. I had entirely forgotten the case of St. George wine at Gordon’s.—On his informing me that you were to have one, I requested him to send it to our house, that it might certainly be recollected: and his promising to do so, I suppose caused me to cease to charge my memory with it, and thus it was forgotten altogether.—It shall now be forwarded by the...
I have had to rent Taylor Mr. Mazzei’s House as I apprehended.—I have guarded however as much as I could, against all difficulties, as you will find from the inclosed copy of our agreement. It occurred to me that it would be well to shew, that the rent was at a reduced rate, not only for the reason assigned, but to prevent is having an unfavorable effect on the suit for arrearages.—as I...
I duly received your two favors of the 6th. & 11th. the last inclosing 300$.—The charge of $29.67 is for the duty on the Mathematical instruments brought by Colo. Monroe.—The box about which Major Gibbon wrote to you, contains 52 prints of the natural bridge, by Mr. Roberts.—As Major G. did not hear from you, he called on me to have the box opened and valued, to ascertain the duty. The prints,...
An absence of some days from Town has prevented my sooner replying to your favor of the 29th ultimo.—It is seldom that any of the wines you mention are to be had here—and when to be had, must of course come higher, than they do in the Northern Towns; as we get our small supplies of those kinds entirely from thence, with the exception of a small proportion from Norfolk. I am Dear Sir Your Very...
Your favor of the 13th inclosing a Treasury draft on our Collector for 900$ is received. I have paid Mr. Gordon $:883. 54/100 , being the amount of your bond to the late Doctor Currie, with interest. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have lately received from Lynchburg 100 Bbls of your flour.—35 bbls of it I have sold to John F. Robertson of Manchester at 4. ¼ $ at 60 days. I know but little of Mr. R., but he is to give Cornelius Buck of the same place as endorser. This sale I made, without knowing the flour was inspected in Lynchburg.—for the balance I could not obtain the same price, without having it reinspected here,...
Not having been able to procure any Syrop of Punch as directed in your letter of the 13th: Inst: we have sent you 18 bottles Syrop of lemon to the care of Messrs. Higginbotham & C: of Milton, by Obedc. Houchens who has likewise in charge 40 bundles Nail rod—Your Tobacco say 26 Hhds. is received & inspected, the leaf turns out very fine with the exception of three Hhds. two of which No. 14 & 22...
We have to acknowledge receipt of your favor of the 5th. Inst. inclosing B.notes for Three hundred & fifty dollars—We have paid Mr. Murchie Two hundred & forty three dollars 28 Cents being the Amount of the two sums mention’d in your letter with Int. for the amount paid on Account of McGehee we enclose you Mr M’s duplicate receipt—We received a few days ago advice from Philada. of the Nailrod...
You will receive your account inclosed, made out to the 31th ultimo. balance in favor of G. & J. $: 94.71. I am Dear Sir Yr. Mt. humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have paid Colo Monroe $:153.33—he says there are no charges on the box, it being so small that the freight under any circumstances would have been scarcely any thing—but that he paid for his passage by the lump , having been left at liberty to bring what he pleased. the duty he has not paid, to which I will attend. I have forwarded the box by Wm Johnson, having gotten Oldham to put a...
I have duly received your favor of the 7th. inclosing 425$:—   Colo. Monroe is now in Albemarle. so soon as he returns, he shall be paid as you direct. The two boxes from Alexandria have not yet arrived. I am Dear Sir Yr. Mt. humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have received your favor of the 8th. inclosing 100$. 13 Hhds of your Tobacco arrived a few days since. I shall not have it inspected until the remainder comes down. I am Dear Sir Yr. Mt. humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have duly received your favor of the 7th. inclosing 400$—which sum is at your credit with G & J I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
You will find a bill of lading inclosed for 1050 bushels of Coal, which with 400 bushels for Mr. Madison, was as much as the vessel would carry.—3 or 400 bushels of the last put in, Mr. Nicolson informs me is entirely in lumps. Mr. M. and yourself had better therefore both begin to receive at the same time, so that each may get a proportion of it. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi :...
We have received your favor of the 12th. Inst. enclosing a Bank note for $100—and shall pay Mr. Oldham $82.’6 as you direct—We find upon enquiry that the quantity of bar lead you want cannot be got here, we have only met with about 50 lbs: for which the holder asks 1/. per lb: Your instructions respecting Coal shall be attended to. Your obt Servts. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I inclose your last quarterly account balanced by $111.77 in favor of G & J I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.