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I inclose to you a letter to my worthy friend Mrs. M. It will give you both all the occurrences of my family & friends in this quarter. I think about this time you have arrived at your four score years. I congratulate you that from appearances when I had the pleasure of seeing you, your strength of body & mind, you may live Many years to enjoy life, be a comfort to your family & friends, and a...
I imagine you will be supprised to find I am still at this place. Mrs. T. & my daughter left for the West early in Octo. with my son in law Col Tibbot[e]s, via Phila. N. York, the Canal, Niagara the Lake, & thro’ Ohio & arrived safe at home the latter end of the same month. My family and friends were well by letters recd recently. I was so much indisposed during my visit to Va when I had the...
I have done my self the pleasure to address the inclosed letter to my old friend your worthy Lady. It will give you both some acct of our friends in this state. And I am sure you both feel an interest in what concerns all of us, who properly estimate your services & friendship & that of your worthy Lady. Have you heard of the death of our old friend & connection Majr Wm. Taylor of Jefferson?...
I hope this will be handed you by my son James, who goes to Virginia to transact some business for me, I beg to introduce him to your Mrs Madisons and the good old ladies acquaintance, should she yet be in the land of the living, which I hope sincerely may be the case, if she can enjoy health. I sincerely hope this may find yourself & my good friend Mrs Madison enjoying good health. I did my...
I do my self the pleasure to introduce to your acquaintance, Chapman Coleman Esqr Marshal of the State of Kentucky, a particular friend of mine & one of our worthiest citizens. Mr Coleman is a native of your County, but left it when quite young & has not visited it since til the present trip. You will find him able to give you much information, both as to your friends & acquaintances, as well...
I did myself the honor to address a short letter to you about a month ago, in relation to some Horses I was about sending to Va. I think it probable you or Mr Todd, if he should be at home, may see Mr P. H Jones who took charge of them. Accounts from Va are rather unfavourable as to the prospect of good prices for Horses: but the disturbances in Europe may make money more plenty & cause a rise...
¶ From James Taylor. Letter not found. 12 March 1823. Offered for sale in the American Art Association, Illustrated Catalogue of President Madison’s Correspondence from American Statesmen and Patriots … Collection of the Late Frederick B. McGuire … , 26 Feb. 1917, item 148, where it is described as a two-page autograph letter signed “relative to the selling of some horses, mentions Judge Todd...
I do my self the pleasure to introduce to your acquaintance our relation Richard Taylor Jr, son of the Commodore, who makes a visit to Va. on some land business. I flatter my self you will be pleased with his acquaintance, I assure you there is not a man of more Correct deportment in our Country. He will be able to give you particular information as to our Connections & as to the affairs of...
I see that Col Simons late of the U S Army & who was appointed a Commissary of Purchases for the district of St. Louis is dead. Majr. Taylor Berry of St. Louis late of the Army and who was a D. Q. M. Genl. and at the head of that dept for all that Country, would gladly accept that appointment. He was continued in Office till he closed all the business in his dept which he has done honorably to...
A letter was shewn me a day or two ago from the adjutant Genl of the Southern Department to the following purport dircted to Cap R D Richardson Comdr. of this place "The opinion of the Hon the Secy of War has been asked as to the propriety of continuing New Port as a Military Post & Depot" as soon as his wishes are known you shall be advised. Now Sir all those who have heard the thing...