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I am in considerable want of Six Hundred Dollars if you can with convenience to your self spare that sum at this time, you will oblige me considerably. I have sent Thomas Walker for the purpose of takeing charge of it. you will be so Obligeing as to have it enclosd. in Bank Notes, Henderson was about to have a Devition last month, the instant I heard of it I had it postpond untill you coud be...
from the Inclosd papars you will see how very fortunate you have been on balloting for the different Lots as they were laid of by the Commissioners. No 9. drawn by J L. Henderson most certainly includes the Mill seat . but in drawing no difference was made by the Commissioners, the House of Thorpe you will observe is likewise drawn. & leaves a ballance due the Legatees of £84.0.0. in laying of...
Yours of the 8th Inst came safe to hand covering three post Notes amounting to 1240. D & 27 ¢ for which I am exceedingly Obligd. to you my motive for encloseing the statement of each legatees proportion was merely for your Own satisfaction & not from a wish for you to make any remittence as I can with much convenience pay them what may be due which will appear from the statement if I have been...
Those notes which you mention was disposd of immediately aftar they were receivd & in case of failure in the bank it appears that the holder of the Note must be the sufferer, it was requisite for me to put my Name on them. Mr. Randolph does not take shadwell as supposd. William Davenport has made application shoud you approve of him you will please let me no. Aftar Constant Application Wood...
Kee & my self have not yet bargained but make no doubt but we shall soon, if you can with convenience forward the small sum which is between us to Richmond it will Oblege me much being compeled to pay a sum there the last of this week. I calculate that James L. Henderson will be in this county by the time I return from Richmond. & the instand Any thing is done you shall hear from me. with much...
I made it my bussiness to call on Mr. Henderson immediately aftar getting to the state of Kentuckey And as soon as possible to compleat the purchase, the land in the County of Boone which he has conveyed in Trust is more clear of disputes than Any land they hold. as I was informed, its not being divided is the reason of my not being more particular in the discription of it, from what I coud....
In Answar to yours of 2d inst. I am happy to inform you the payments named is quite sufficient. in consequence of the friendly aid of my Attorney M. Stewart of Richmd. I have reciavd. sufficient time to enable me to make payment without makeing a sacrafice, which woud. of been more pleasing than for you, to of been put to Any inconvenience, although farthar time was what I had no conception of...
I am sorry I was undar the necessity of giving Mr. D. Carr a Draft On you for Six Hundred Dollars, this I did One Month later then you named to me woud. be convenient for you in the last payment, Augt., is the term named to him, resptg. the two first payments. I made engagements to meet Demand On the tenth of February & the tenth of March & I used every exertion in my power to get furthar time...
yours of the 8th. has Just come to hand, and am much hurt at being compeled to send my ovarseer with this request but am in hopes to be excused when I inform you it is from pure necessity, which is from security ship. And if a considerable sum is not paid by the twenty sixth of the month a considerable sacrafice must be made in proparty and no chance for me to be reimbursd. again, after...
I recvd. the draft on Mesrs. Gibson & Jefferson for One Thousand Dollars . which answerd my purpose Just as Cash the arrangement I have made in this place with Mr. Robt. Burten for the ballance which is due him, is to obtain a Draft from you on Gibson & Jefferson in his favour payable the first week in July Next for 1300 $. this he has been goodenough to receave although he might open an...
On my coming to this place to day I was much surprised to find Mr. Issack Millar & John Henderson engaged in leveling the Millseat and from what Henderson informd. Millar he actually offard him One Thousand Dollars for his interest. as I was informd. in consequence of what I said to Millar he appeared to be back ward, himself & Mr. Meriweathar are about to be concerned in the purchase. the...
Nothing was done at May Court. M. Carr and Barber was employed. my instructions to them was to have the business put of untill the next Court. I attended Monday last; but Nelson who appears for Henderson did nothing. M. Carr thought it ought to come before the quarterly Court at which your instructions shall be executed. when Meriweather & Millar was leaveling the Mill seat I expressed my...
Johnson who tends your lower feald in corn this year, was to see me for the purpose of putting all the feald in wheat & to pay one fourth. the land is much exausted. & on a supposition it woud meet your approbation, I toald him that I expected he might undar certain restrictions, the kind of wheat & the time of seeding woud be requird. Sheckle who occupies your uppar feald I think ought not to...
Fantress will set out the last of this week. I have not the smalest doubt but he will have the deed Proven as directed. he will inform the Family of the situation of the present mill, & if I new what you woud be willing to give for the mill House with all the works belonging to it I think he might make the purchase of all the shares of those liveing there. & by that means she might be set to...
If you can with any possible degree of convenience give me a draft on Gibson & Jefferson in Richmd for One Hundred & fifty Dollars, payable as short a time as your convenience will permit, you will singularly Oblige me, it gives me a singular pleasure to inform you I have every reason to suppose J. Henderson was not able to do any thing with the mill seat in Kentuckey. I am fearfull the...
I waited on the Sheriff Yancy to whom the Note was negotiated with an Accompt. of a debt due from Colo. Lewis to Gamble in Richmd. on Judgement. Yancy informed me he had Just enclosed it to M. Kenny in stanton the Attorney for the plantiff. coud I of seen M. Kenny I think I coud. of made some arangement with him so as to of made the paymt. in apl. in a formar lettar I named. to you I thought...
I am sorry I did not get yours of the 16. instant time enough to of answared it by the return post. the draught given in favour of Mr. Higingbathom was on accompt. of corn furnished, all othar accompts being fully settled between us. at the time my giveing the draft I named to Mr. Higingbathom your convenience was to be consulted that I had rathar be pushed for money then for you to be. I will...
since the receipt of yours of 16. Jany. I made propositions to John Henderson saying I woud. give him for all his proparty what two good impartial men shoud. value it at, that is in & about Milton, the proportion in dispute for two attorneys to give there opinion to the value in writing respecting the Justness of his claim & for the proparty to be valud. accordingly. I was induced to do this...
my bill was at last Court dissolved. I waited on the Chancelor with all the papers. he without any kind of hesitation stopped all further proceeding on my entering into bond with good security which I did. have to ask of you the favour to give your acceptance to Mr. Jefferson of Richmd. for Two hundred Dollars. payable the 10th. Apl. on a/c. of our corn contract . with great Respt. Yr Mst....
Enclosed is a rough coppy of the partition , which I just Obtained. aftar examining of it, any instructions you may give shall be strictly attended to. if it woud. be entirely convenient for you to spare a little Money & that to be deducted out of this years corn contract with the interest allowed on it untill the time of payment. I shoud. be glad as I propose starting the last of this week &...
I returned on the 22d of June, the difficulties which I had to encounter was very great by persueing the Mode you nam’d. I accomplished every thing. all the Deeds was on Monday last committed to record together with Isham Hendersons confirmed since he has come of age & recorded. inclosed is James L. Henderons cirtificate sworn to, which testimony leaves nothing in the doubtfull, agreeable to...
I nevar have been deturmined untill a few days past respecting the shears in the Milton warehouse. ewing to the proprietor being in Baltimore each share cost him £ 80 -0.0. Sixty is what is asked but I think they might be had for fifty pounds each there is five of them, the othars in Kentucky, I have not reciavd. any information respecting them but expect to hear by every post. will thank you...
James L. Henderson arrived hear a few days past I obtained his deposition & forwarded it to Mr. Hay. he braught with him Deeds from the three youg girls for their warehouse shears with himself & mother as their security to ratify after becoming of age also. Bullocks deed compleat for all the interest including the ware house. which leaves only three now to execute deeds. Henderson made but a...
The papars enclosed is for your perusal, if Any of them shoud. be defective, you will please point it Out, & I will endeavour, to have the necessary alterations made. I discovared this to be the only mode in which payment coud. be had for fire wood. As not one single pence have as yet been collected owing to the interference of Henderson, you will perceave my reason for not haveing deeds fully...
I am very much pleased that it is convenient for you to meet those debts £47. the 10th July & £160. on the 10th of August as it will answer very well. you will be so good as to name it to Mr. Jefferson by the first mail. Bullocks deed is for the proportion of interest which James L. Henderson sold me with an addition of the warehouse & the store house Henderson & Connard formerly Occupied. At...
I hope you will excuse me, for not furnishing you, with a list of the shears you hold in the Milton Tobo. Warehouse sooner, my being very unwell evar since I saw you, the shears are, John Henderson, Charles Isham, & Mills Hendersons purchased of Richd Anderson at the price of Fifty Pounds each share. And James L. Henderson John Bullock Francis Lerey & Nancy Hendersons purchased of James L....
Mr Charles Lewis is hear And is extremely Anxious to Obtain a commission in the Army, he is without Any employment. this has been the case ever since last Sping. An inactive life is what he appears to dislike, his being extremely temperate And sedate. we informed Colo Randolph of his wish And at the same time named to him Our intention of gitting a recommendation from the most respectable...
two of Colo. Lewis Daughtars & my self, was attacked with the fevar about 15 days ago, Betsy Lewis whom I carried to Bethlehem, to school with my little Daughtar, was not receaved by the Doctor because she was two years Oalder than their rules admitted of, she expirred on the twelfth day, her sustar & my self are both very low now, Freemon & Coon are our Doctrs. If I shoud not recovar, I have...
I am compelled to sell a considerable part of my Land, it is of much greater value than the Coly tract, & I do suppose Carr would willingly exchange with me, if he woud. & you are willing take Colly as I suppose you are. I will willingly make a sacrafice of several hundred pounds for your accommodation, the payments woud. be very easey One third in March next & the ballance in three equal...
Your favour came to hand Just as I was about starting for this place. My fealing were very much reld. indeed, to discovar that I was undar impropar fears. As well as I recollect you ask fer Benades Name to be sent. taken from one of his lettars, he is a Man of much respetability & influence, And has always been much attached to your Interest. If it woud not give you two much trouble, I shall...
The change in the payment of three hundred & siventy five Dollars is perfectly agreeable, to me, I am hurt at your Necessity of selling a part of your land purchasd. of the Hendersons, in yours of the 9th inst You ask me to state, what that part is worth, all that lays south of the Main Road & whithar it woud not sell bettar in lots. It appears to me it lays very well to divide, making two...