From James Oldham
Richmond August 3rd 1817.
The ½ dozen mortice doorlocks and edge bolte which you rote for, I have sent them by the stage on friday last directed to Sharlotsvill, Mr Watson Junr of milton promissed me to se them safe delivered,
In executing of these little commissions I do ashore you Sir it is not Troublesome to me, they will always be Gratefully performed with my best Judgement.
P.S. the 2 plated Locks are the onley pattern1 in richmond.
RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 7 Aug. 1817 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Benjamin W. Crowninshield, 1 Nov. 1817, on verso; addressed: “Thos Jefferson Esqre Monticello”; stamp canceled; franked; postmarked Richmond, 4 Aug.
1. Manuscript: “patron.”