To George Jefferson
Washington June 8. 1803.
I inclose you the manifests of my tobacco which I had not recieved till last night. they agree with the list I sent you, except omitting the light hhd of 700. ℔ which I presume has been retained above. the amount is 44,439. ℔ Accept my affectionate salutations.
PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr. George Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso. Recorded in SJL with notation “manifests 44,439 ℔ tobo.” Enclosure not found.
The manifests were enclosed by TJ’s overseer Burgess Griffin in a letter of 27 May, recorded in SJL as received from Poplar Forest on 7 June, but not found.