Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Ingle, 28 June 1802

From Henry Ingle

Monday June 28th 1802


Agreeable to instructions from the House of Robt Sutcliff & Co of Sheffield, England; I have the pleasure of handing for your acceptance, A Small Mahy case contaning a Hand brace and bitts & a few other tools. I am sorry to find them a little damaged although they were very carefully put up. Mr Hodgeson one of the firm being here on a visit last fall, I directed the bitts made as I judged most usefull but have omitted 2 lock picks of a Small Size, which if you think necessary can be made here.

I have the pleasure to be Sir Your obdt Sevt

Henry Ingle

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 28 June and so recorded in SJL.

On the same day, TJ purchased from Ingle a supply of screws of varying sizes and eight dozen small pullies (Invoice from Henry Ingle for 1 Oct. 1802, in MHi).

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