Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Jones & Howell, 15 July 1803

To Jones & Howell

Washington July 15. 1803.


Be pleased to forward for me without delay, to the care of Gibson & Jefferson of Richmond 2½ Cwt of iron in flat bars, of the toughest quality, and 5. Cwt of a harder quality in bars ¾ I. square. Accept my salutations & best wishes.

Th: Jefferson

P.S. mr Barnes will remit you 309.42 D in the beginning of the ensuing month for the last supply of rod.

PrC (MHi); in ink at foot of text: “Jones & Howell”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso. Recorded in SJL with notation “250. ℔ flat bars. 500. ℔ sq. do. ¾ I.”

A letter of 2 May from Jones & Howell to TJ, recorded in SJL as received 4 May with the notation “309.42,” has not been found.

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