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The season for my annual call for books and wines from France now recurring, I had desired my correspondent mr Gibson of Richmond to remit you a sum of 400.D. which he writes me he has done. this I must request you, according to your usual goodness, to dispose of for me by investing it in a safe bill on Paris , where I wish 135.D of it made payable to Mess rs Debures, freres , libraires de...
Your two letters of the 2 d and 18 th have been recieved in due time. mine of the 7 th had partly anticipated your requests of the 2 d I thank you for the advance to mr Girard , and now inclose 70.D. to cover it in bills of the Virginia bank which I understand pass with you. the duplicates you advise for Cathalan & Debures , I had
I have occasion to remit a sum of 400 Dollars to mr Thomas Appleton our Consul at Leghorn , and must therefore again have recourse to your friendship to do it. for this purpose I now inclose you 400. Dollars in bills of the bank of Virginia , which I am in hopes are good with you. no bill of the US. bank has yet reached this. I know nothing of the exchanges between the US. and foreign...
I am almost ashamed to trouble you on such a subject but depending on your kind and friendly disposition towards Mr. Adams and myself I am induced to request you will have the goodness to procure us a young woman strong and capable of work in the kitchen and house and a Boy to do the usual work in a family under an upper Servant from among the Swiss or German emigrants who are daily arriving I...
The German Woman and Boy you were so obliging to purchase for me arrived safe; and I return you many thanks for your goodness for having so readily undertaken and so perfectly executed your my Commission—Mr. Adams received your second Letter acknowledging the receipt of the money and unites with me in assurances of the highest Respect and esteem. PPAmP .
I have to acknolege the receipt of your favors of Jan. 22. & Feb. 12. with expressions of my deep felt grief at the deplorable loss of D r Wistar . altho Philadelphia possesses a large stock of worth and science, yet such a loss would make a sensible void in any city whatever. the continuation of his weekly assemblages of the science of the place is well worthy of your attention. after a dilig...
I now renew to you my annual trob trouble for supplies of books and wines from Paris , Marseilles & Leghorn . for this purpose I have requested mr Gibson to send you 1000. Dollars of which I ask the favor of you to remit 120.D. to Mess rs De Bure freres , booksellers of
The 4 th of exchange for M r Appleton recieved in yours of May 14. happened to be overlooked by you, and is on endorsing , & is now returned for your signature, with a request to seal & forward th under the cover by any opportunity. it is in fact only to make security more secure. mr Steel’s papers are for communication to the society.
I recieved last night your favor of Sep. 26. with the inclosed for mr Correa . he & D r Cooper had left us in the morning, & going direct to Philadelphia , I cannot dispose of it better than by returning it to you. I rec d also last night a letter from mr Cathalan , acknoleging the remittance of 2205.ƒ = 420.D.
I recieved yesterday from mr Appleton of Leghorn a letter of Aug. 26. in which he says ‘ your letter of Apr. 4. was accompanied by one from mr John Vaughan , mentioning that he then inclosed a bill of exchange by S. Girard on Lafitte & co. Paris for francs 2415. ₶ but no such bill was found therein by me.’ he has probably written the same to you, and I have no doubt the inadvertence has been...