Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Jefferson, 28 November 1799

To George Jefferson

Monticello Nov. 28. 99


[…] distrust of [this] post office, induces me to put [these letters] […] to you [but] I desire that they may be delivered to […] on the [moment] of their arrival in Richmond, as their [whole importance is in] their being re[ceived before] the meeting of the house of delegates. will you be so good as to send me by the first b[oats] 3. gross of [bottles] & 6. gross of the best corks I am Dear Sir Your’s affectionately

Th: Jefferson

PrC (MHi); faint; at foot of text: “Mr. George Jefferson.” Enclosures: (1) TJ to James Madison, 26 Nov. 1799. (2) TJ to John Taylor, 26 Nov. 1799. (3) TJ to William B. Giles, 26 Nov. 1799 (recorded in SJL but not found). For the delivery of these letters, see Thomas Mann Randolph to TJ, 3 Dec. 1799.

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