Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Fitzgerald, 1 April 1781

From John Fitzgerald

Alexandria April 1st. 1781


Your Excellency’s Letter by Mr. Custis covering Tobacco Notes for the Purchase of the Encyclopedie I received. I have made the Purchase agreeable to your directions. I have engaged that the Weights of the Tobacco of 1777 shall be made good. The Box I will have made in a few days and will then take the first Opportunity of Forwarding them to Mr. Hunter.

I am very very respectfully Your Excellency’s most Obedt: Servt.,

John Fitzgerald

RC (Vi); addressed (in part): “by Post”; endorsed.

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