Thomas Jefferson Papers

Invoice from George Jefferson to Thomas Jefferson, 29 April 1809

Invoice from George Jefferson

Sent by Mr Randolph’s boat—29th Apl 1809

A box lately received from George Town,

2 barrels of cut herrings, &

a bag of Cotton (50 ℔s)


 The dumb fish not arrived

Herrings @   $:11—
Cotton 20 Cents 10—

MS (MHi); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 6 May 1809.

On 13 May 1809 Jefferson wrote TJ that he had sent two boxes of dumb fish by Randolph’s boat (RC in MHi; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 21 May 1809 and so recorded in SJL).

Index Entries

  • boats; transfer goods to and from Richmond search
  • cod; New England search
  • cotton; TJ orders seed search
  • fish; cod search
  • fish; herring search
  • food; cod search
  • food; herring search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and food acquired by TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and household articles acquired by TJ search
  • herring; sent to TJ search
  • Jefferson, George (TJ’s cousin); and goods for TJ search
  • Jefferson, George (TJ’s cousin); Invoice from search
  • Jefferson, George (TJ’s cousin); letters from accounted for search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Invoice from George Jefferson search
  • Richmond, Va.; boats transfer goods to and from search
  • salted fish search