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I have made out my account of the rent due from me which I have Sent in to Mr. Rogers, this day the balance being 96 doll. 67 Cents. I paid 5 dollars for a marble Slab in the front room which fell down, and I placed three Locks on three rooms, of exquisite workmanship, which Cost much more, than I charge for them. I will with great pleasure receive from you an order to take those Locks off,...
I hereby notify you of my intention of quitting the Tenantcy of your house at the expiration of the present quarter. Also offering my services to procure another Tenant. I have the Honor to be Sir Your obedt Servt DLC : Papers of James Madison.
11 February 1805, Philadelphia . “I find the roof of this house I live in so bad, by age, that there will be no comfort to me or my family but by new shingling it, if you do not object I will have it done on the best and most reasonable terms in my power.” RC ( DLC ). 1 p. Moylan was renting the house that Dolley Madison had inherited from her first husband, John Todd Jr. The property was held...
Your order to pay Amey Scott came this day to my hand, I have paid her 100 dollars, I send you the account underneath of what disbursments I have made if you wish for the particular bills I will send them to you on demand, I am very respectfully Sir your obedient Servant 1803 dolls. cents July 23d. repairs to the house & kitchen 46. 82 augt. 20th your order favor James Kerr 34. — 1804 Janua....
Late Storms have made sad inroads on the aged building I now occupy, the fence round the flat over the Kitchen is carried away with the spout wich conveyed the rain water, from the building, and on Sunday morning last 4 out of 8 of Lombardy poplars, I had last spring twelvmonth planted about the house were by the weight of snow broke down, as I planted the trees for my own convenience to shade...
20 May 1801, Philadelphia. Has paid rent [on house that he leases from John Todd estate] of $100 through 2 May; mentions repairs, which cost about $6, and redecorating he has done on his own account. RC ( DLC ). 1 p.; docketed by JM.
When I last wrote you I sent the account as it stands on my books, on which a balance was due to you of £14. this money , I have since paid 14 dol. 50 cents for the water tax of 1799 which is to your debit. I have mislaid your last letter to me, tho I know it is amongst my papers, the substance of it is strong on my memory, the consequence of its receipt Mr. Barnes must have informd you, I...
I received your letter of the 18th Janu. and paid your bill on me for 226 Dol.—67 Cents when presented to me, Mr. Barnes called on me, I mentioned the terms I woud occupy your house at the end of my lease, he thought it low, but I told him if he Could let it for more than 200 dollars, I woud give it up on the 2nd of May next, the first of April is the time when we both, must determine....
The lease I have of your house terminates the 2nd of May next, Mr Sansom & others have built I believe 23 houses on the back of the lot where Mr Morris had built his large house, the rent of them is 200 dollars a year, they are in the modern taste. If you will accept that rent for the house I live in, I will not quit it. I give you this early notice, that your agent here, may be on the look...
Your bill for 75 dollars appeard & was paid the 11th of last month, I have had the painters estimate it will amo[u]nt to 50 dollars at the utmost, the good it will do the house will far exceed the expence, which I will be as saving in, as if my own property—as soon as I have your answer I will begin. With great respect I am sir Your obedient Servant RC ( DLC ).
The taxes, added to the rent, is more than I can afford to pay for the house I live in. There is an article in our original agreement which gives you the power to disposess me by Six months notice. It was that you may avail yourself therof, that I mentiond, in my letter of the 27th. Septem. last, I woud not be your Tennant Subject to payment of the Taxes. I am still of that sentiment—if you...
Letter not found. 27 September 1797. Mentioned in Moylan to JM, 25 Apr. 1798 . Moylan refuses to continue as JM’s tenant if property taxes are added to the rent.
The north wall of your house, in which I live has been built so bad, that every rain penetrates, and in time must give way. I dare say Mrs. Maddison is not unacquainted with this Circumstance, I know her good Mother Mrs. Payne was not. Shall I have the house preserved, by remedying the deffect, or must it remain as it is, I cannot be at the expence of doing it myself, if not allowed me in my...
Generl. Moylans compliments to Mr. Madison, sends him 226 dollars 67 cents for half years rent of the house he lives in—on which he has made some necessary repairs which he cannot doubt, of being allowed for, he will furnish the account of his expenditures, when Mr. Madison is at more leisure, than he can be at present, being so lately arrived in this City. Genl. Moylan did not get possession...
… The room now occupied as an office has undergone no alteration [and if] applied to any other purpose it would need repairs.… Printed extract (Martin I. J. Griffin, “Stephen Moylan…,” American Catholic Historical Researches , n.s., 5 [Apr. 1909]: 231–33). Described as a two-page letter in the lists probably made by Peter Force ( DLC , series 7, container 2). In May 1796 Moylan moved into the...
Letter not found. 15 January 1795, Philadelphia. Described as a two-page letter in the lists probably made by Peter Force (DLC, series 7, container 2); also mentioned in Stan. V. Henkels Catalogue No. 694 (1892), item 128.