Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Jones & Howell, 6 February 1803

To Jones & Howell

Washington Feb. 6. 1803.


Be pleased by the first conveyance to Richmond to forward to the address of Messrs. Gibson & Jefferson of that place for me the bar iron below stated, on account of

Your very humble servt

Th: Jefferson

Cwt of iron of the highest quality in flat bars, for making hinges.

5 Cwt in ¾ I. square bars of a harder quality.

PrC (MHi); endorsed by TJ in ink on verso. Recorded in SJL with notation “7½ Cwt bar iron.”

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