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Box 18

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Contains 228 Results:

Frances Hill Currie Allison to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, circa 1795 January 6

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242628
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My eyes have been bothering me. We hear wonderful accounts of French successes. This is twelfth day and I have a fine large cake just baked. I expect a very clever beau to partake of it. What are Jane Blair and Mr. Henderson about? I hear you are to be our judge this spring.

Dates: circa 1795 January 6

James Brown, Richmond to St. George Tucker, 1795 January 11

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242629
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Enclosed is a certificate for your stock. I have ordered the articles from London.

Dates: 1795 January 11

Zephaniah, Philadelphia to John Page, 1795 January 12

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242630
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Sends a subscription paper to A System of the laws of Connecticut with advertisement published in John Fenno's paper Gazette of U.S. and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser. Appreciates Page's offer to transmit both to Mr. St. George Tucker. Newspaper clipping enclosed. No endorsement to indicate that Tucker ordered or bought the book.

Dates: 1795 January 12

Donald Campbell, Norfolk to St. George Tucker, 1795 January 15

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242631
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The workmen from here can not come up to Williamsburg to build your house. Am mending fast. Expects to cruise this spring, summer, and fall. Will go to the back country, then to the northern states. I need to purchase some horses for this trip. No opportunity to send Tudor to Bermuda.

Dates: 1795 January 15

George Wilson, Petersburg to St. George Tucker, 1795 January 15

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242632
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Received his of 5th. Self asked gentleman £55 for Nelly, Tucker mentioned £50. Other Negroes recovered except an intermittent fever. Asks Tucker to kiss his son for his father (self).

Dates: 1795 January 15

William L,ham to St. George Tucker, 1795 January 17

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242633
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I have a Printing Branch in my office. It is not yet complete. If I find it can be executed for you, it will spare you trouble. Mr. Page has been charged with 12 neat bound government copies.

Dates: 1795 January 17

John Page (1743-1808), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to St. George Tucker, 1795 January 20

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242634
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Received his of 12th. Is accustomed to attend to business which takes much time. Charles Willson Peale's Museum better for Tucker's plan of telegraph than national depository. Secretary of state (Edmund Randolph) would accept model and specifications, but not plan. Would be lost "among the trifles" in secretary of state's office. Glad Tucker approves of Wm. B Giles' motion.

Dates: 1795 January 20

William L,ham, No. 21 South Philadelphia Fourth Street to St. George Tucker, 1795 January 26

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242635
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I have made further inquiry touching the best mode of bringing forward your design touching the publication of Blackstone's Commentary. I have consulted Judge Wilson and Charles Cist who published my analysis.

Dates: 1795 January 26

William L,ham, Philadelphia to St. George Tucker, 1795 January 30

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242636
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I have given preference to Mr. Dobson in the execution of your contemplated work. States Dobson's proposition.

Dates: 1795 January 30

James Rind, Richmond to St. George Tucker, 1795 February 4

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 19
Identifier: id242637
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I have not enclosed the list as I hurt my hand.

Dates: 1795 February 4

William Pennock, Norfolk to St. George Tucker, 1795 February 7

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 19
Identifier: id242638
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A valuable ship from Bordeaux was taken and sent to Bermuda. I am sending James Taylor, Jr. an order to claim the property. Please give him letters to your friends there.

Dates: 1795 February 7

John Jennings, Bermuda to St. George Tucker, 1795 February 12

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 19
Identifier: id242639
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The Dickinsons have warped my father's mind until he would gladly take all my property and give it to them. Please purchase for me a good riding horse. Is the Spanish language taught at your college? If so, I would like to send my son there to learn it.

Dates: 1795 February 12

John Page (1743-1808), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1795 February 13

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 19
Identifier: id242640
Scope and Contents Received his of 23 and 30th. Wife's brother died. Swift glad to correspond with Tucker. Will get Tucker's Hints to Congress printed. Carriage tax and other taxes continued. House voted to keep up military establishment (5,792 men), to continue fortifications, to have militia of over 100,000 men in field 20 days every year. Voted to pay off debt. President proclaimed thanksgiving. P.S. Will send him report published by Colonel Fathan. Tucker's Hints get better circulation in newspaper than in...
Dates: 1795 February 13

Sir Peyton Skipwith, Prestwould to St. George Tucker, 1795 February 20

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 19
Identifier: id242641
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Pardon the liberty I took in sending Peyton to your house to solicit your advice and future direction of his education. I want to know the necessary expense of his schooling, clothing. I am sending you a copy of my will. I am naming you executor and guardian to my son. (Enclosed extract of St. George Tucker's letter to Skipwith, 1795 February 28).

Dates: 1795 February 20

John Barnes, Philadelphia to St. George Tucker, 1795 February 21

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 19
Identifier: id242642
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I have a considerable sum to pay Judge Blair. I have embraced the opportunity of valuing myself on you in his favor for the balance of your account for $173.

Dates: 1795 February 21

Lewis Burwell, Stoneland to St. George Tucker, 1795 February 21

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 19
Identifier: id242643
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I have received two letters from Theo. B. Ruffin claiming the boy Johnny . From your letter to John Ravenscroft, I have some doubts whether I would be safe in complying with Mr. Ruffin's request. Tell me what to do.

Dates: 1795 February 21

Ann Cary (Randolph) Morris, Rocky Mills to St. George Tucker, Hanover county, Virginia, 1795 February 23

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 19
Identifier: id242644
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Rejoices in his perfect health. Begs for a letter. Mr. Lee has apologized for his unwarranted conduct. Regards to all the family.

Dates: 1795 February 23

George Wilson, Petersburg to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1795 February 24

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 19
Identifier: id242645
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Has hired out his Negroes Nancy and daughter Franky at £9, Lizzie at £5. Black man named Jacob Brandome hired Patty and would give $10 for her this year. Mr. Anderson will not hire Nelly. Other matters about servants. (Two enclosures.) Enclosure. Receipt, from Jemmy, 33.11.7. Wilson. Enclosure. Receipt, from ? $40. Wilson.

Dates: 1795 February 24

Archibald Campbell, Norfolk to St. George Tucker, 1795 March 9

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 20
Identifier: id242646
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I have made out your account as it stands on Mr. Campbell's books. yesterday he had a meeting of the inhabitants of the borough respecting a general inoculation.

Dates: 1795 March 9

John Grammer, Petersburg to St. George Tucker, 1795 March 9

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 20
Identifier: id242647
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You owe me £5.10.4½. It was due in 1787. You said Neil Buchanan would pay it.

Dates: 1795 March 9

Henry Tucker (1743-1808), Bermuda to St. George Tucker, Esq., Williamsburg, Virginia, 1795 March 10

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 20
Identifier: id242648
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Received his letter by Taylor. All well at Hermitage. Harry went to England to settle his Father's affairs with his correspondents. George Bascome died. Donald Campbell also. Aunt Hinson lost son Harry.

Dates: 1795 March 10

Theo. B. Ruffin, Blandford to St. George Tucker, 1795 March 12

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 20
Identifier: id242649
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I didn't know you had told Colonel Burwell he could keep your negro boy. I need one for a year or two if you can spare him.

Dates: 1795 March 12

George Wilson, Petersburg to St. George Tucker, 1795 March 13

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 20
Identifier: id242650
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I shall attend to all of your requisitions. I will send you a draft for 40£.

Dates: 1795 March 13

John Grammar, Petersburg to St. George Tucker, 1795 March 16

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 20
Identifier: id242651
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Received your order on Jesse Cogbil for £6.10. I do not remember what the 7/6 fee was for.

Dates: 1795 March 16

James Brown, Richmond to St. George Tucker, 1795 March 21

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 20
Identifier: id242652
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You may draw on me for the money. The price of tobacco at Petersburg is very high.

Dates: 1795 March 21