Thomas Jefferson Papers

Elisha Ticknor to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1816

From Elisha Ticknor

Boston, 1st Nov. 1816.


I inclose you a letter and an Invoice of a parcel of Books, received yesterday from my son, in the Ship Cordelia from Hamburg. On receiving the Books, which will probably be in the course of eight or ten days, I will as soon as possible reship them to Messrs Gibson and Jefferson, your Correspondents in Richmond. As soon as I can get at the amount of duties, freight &c. I will forward it to you, and also, to Messrs Gibson and Jefferson.

I am, sir, With all due respect, your most obedient servant,

Elisha Ticknor.

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 21 Nov. 1816 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Archibald Thweatt, 14 Jan. 1817, on recto and verso; addressed: “Honorable Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, Virginia”; franked; postmarked Boston, 3 Nov. Enclosure: George Ticknor to TJ, 10 July 1816. Other enclosure not found.

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  • Ticknor, Elisha; and books for TJ search
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