Invoice and Letter, Gardner & Patterson to Cahoon, Carter & Co., 15 June 1836

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Messrs
Gent[leme]n
Amend you have the Invoice of your esteemd order— Or rather of what has been packed and sent off— we have to open a few articles in order to Complete you[r] order and will then make up and send anothr package which will complete the whole
This is in one crate and three casks— and was sent to the wharf, acording to dirctions, two or thre[e] days ago and we will give our attention to seeing them off in the first vessell
We received a letter from Mr Nilson at we think it must have been the day you left here enclosing us the amount of your last seasons a/c [account] which we had previously recd of you— In writing to Messrs P. & W. some time ago we enclosed among other papers a drft for the amount of your a/c [account] as we were then very much in want of funds and we did not know when to expect you do we supposed that when you paid the a/c you had seen them and told thm you would pay us— The money how[e]ver is rec[eive]d and we will either let it stand to your credit or return it to you on your intimating your wishes in relation to it— or in fact we do not know that one having sent a drft to P. & W. on you occured to us at the time you paid us your a/c— but we spoke about it the day after and meant to have mentioned it to you when we should see you again— but in the hurry it escaped our recollection—
Mr Robinson a Looking glass maker here has spoken to us once or twice about the order you left with him for L[ooking] Glasses— and requests us to say to you that the extreme difficulty he has had in getting his journeymen to work has prevented his filling your order up to this time— and thinks he will not be able to put it up till some [p. [3]]
Messrs
Gentlemen
Amend you have the Invoice of your esteemd order— Or rather of what has been packed and sent off— we have to open a few articles in order to Complete your order and will then make up and send anothr package which will complete the whole
This is in one crate and three casks— and was sent to the wharf, acording to dirctions, two or three days ago and we will give our attention to seeing them off in the first vessell
We received a letter from Mr Nilson at we think it must have been the day you left here enclosing us the amount of your last seasons a/c [account] which we had previously recd of you— In writing to Messrs P. & W. some time ago we enclosed among other papers a drft for the amount of your a/c account as we were then very much in want of funds and we did not know when to expect you do we supposed that when you paid the a/c you had seen them and told thm you would pay us— The money however is received and we will either let it stand to your credit or return it to you on your intimating your wishes in relation to it— or in fact we do not know that one having sent a drft to P. & W. on you occured to us at the time you paid us your a/c— but we spoke about it the day after and meant to have mentioned it to you when we should see you again— but in the hurry it escaped our recollection—
Mr Robinson a Looking glass maker here has spoken to us once or twice about the order you left with him for Looking Glasses— and requests us to say to you that the extreme difficulty he has had in getting his journeymen to work has prevented his filling your order up to this time— and thinks he will not be able to put it up till some [p. [3]]
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