Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from R. & A. Garvey, 12 January 1787

From R. & A. Garvey

Rouen 12th. January 1787


We have the honor to remitt you Inclosed the notes of our disbursments for your Excellency importing £59.5 which have taken the liberty to value on you at sight order of Messr. Perregaux & Co. which please to own.

With the small Case of Books there was an Acquit à Caution de Librairie which beg you’ll send for to the Customhouse or the Chambre Sindicalle and return it us.

We are on all your and Friends Commands very respectfully Sir Your Excellency’s most humble & very obedient Servants,

Robt. & Ant. Garvey

RC (MHi). Recorded in SJL as received 14 Jan. 1787. Enclosure (MHi): Account of expenses of handling two cases received from London “par le sloop Anglais l’Aventure Capne John Damon,” and also a case of books received from Barclay “par la Rosalie Capne Fauqueux,” totalling 59 livres 5 sols. There is also in MHi a draft on TJ to the order of Perregaux & Cie. dated 12 Jan. 1787 for this amount.

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