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Folder 2


Contains 46 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1811 May 25

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262291
Scope and Contents Letter, Myer Myers, Norfolk, Virginia to John Myers, London, United Kingdom. Since Myer last wrote by the Norfolk Packet and Captain Barnard, an "unpleasant occurance took place today." Describes Richard Bowden's attack on Moses after a "trifling difference" about logwood shipped to New York, and subsequent killing of Bowden by Sam. No court until October. On same sheet a note by Moses Myers says he will send a long letter by Captain Bell. "You may naturally suppose the state of my mind. I will...

Correspondence, 1811 July 6

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262293
Scope and Contents Letter, William B. Street, Lisbon, Portugal to John Myers, London, United Kingdom. If Sam has escaped and shows up in Lisbon, Street has made plans for him tostay with Mr. Brown of Brown, Reed & Company Mr. Rice in the Mercury arrived with heated corn. There is a good offer on southern corn today of $1.75, Virginia flour is at $13 - $13.50.

Correspondence, 1811 December 11

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262294
Scope and Contents Letter, Edward M. Donaldson, Washington, D.C, to John Myers, Norfolk, Virginia. Donaldson last wrote on November 5th from Baltimore. Has not heard from Sam, but has been waiting for him. Will travel to Norfolk via Richmond to be there by Sunday next. Describes Congressional debates on war with England, conquest of Canada.

Correspondence, 1813 June 22

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262295
Scope and Contents Letter, Samuel Myers, London, United Kingdom to John Myers, Norfolk, Virginia. Sam has been in London for six day. Met Col. Hamilton in Bloomsbury Square, dined with them on Thursday. Describes Hamilton's fall. Dined with William Judd on Sunday. Writes out copy of insulting letter from D.M. Randolph and his response.

Correspondence, 1811 July 15

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262296
Scope and Contents Letter, George Marx, Liverpool, United Kingdom to John Myers. Marx says the mark of a superior mind is the ability to bear bad events with fortitude and coolness. He is sure that John will prove so, and expects to see him on John's way home. Gives a quote from a letter to B. Myers of New York on Sam's situation in Norfolk.

Correspondence, 1814 July 2

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262297
Scope and Contents Letter, R. E. Parker, Westmoreland Court House, Virginia to John Myers, Georgetown, D.C. Letter forwarded to Philadelphia. Parker feels Barney's blockade in the Potomac has reduced pressure on US shores. Now Maryland is a scene of devastation, but that could change. Decries lack of preparation.

Correspondence, 1814 July 28

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262299
Scope and Contents Letter, Joseph Marx, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John Myers, Georgetown, D.C. The only news since John's departure is the arrival of the schooner Decatur at Boston with news of a treaty between England and France. Asks John to attempt collection of Francis' bill. John should join Adeline at Richmond. Mrs. Hays sends her regards.

Correspondence, 1814 July 29

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262300
Scope and Contents Letter, Joshua Moses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John Myers, Baltimore, Maryland. Since John departed, Moses received some letters for him which were forwarded as he requested. Feels peace with England is not very distant. Report in the London papers that the Russian minister to the United Kingdom has offered to mediate. Marx leaves for NY on Monday.

Correspondence, 1814 August 5

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262301
Scope and Contents Letter, Joseph Marx, New York, New York to John Myers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Marx arrived in New York on the 3rd. The Gratzes left on the 4th. They will spend a few days at Troy and should arrive at Springs the same time as John. Marx is trying to raise $10,000 through sale of W&F bills. Terrible state of things, but mere glimpse of peace will put it right.

Correspondence, 1814 August 7

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id262303
Scope and Contents Letter, Joseph Marx, New York, New York to John Myers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Marx is glad to hear of Adeline's safe arrival. He is trying to find a way to remain confidential in sale of W&F bills. Wants a quick sale so he can have money when "the young men come" about the 20th. Seeks youths "about Abram's age" from Germantown.