Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Charles Massie, 20 December 1819

20th December 1819

Dear Sir

I have sent you 3 Tierces of Cider which I am confident will turn out well. I was suspicious last year on acount of that kind of fruit being too full on the trees, the bbls marked 66··73 are made of a difrent kind of Apples which I have Observd to turn out well for a fiew years past—As it is my desire that you should have the best cider that I make. if you would send a person in whom you could confide to my house from the 10 to the 15 of december he might make a selection out of my whole Crop without any Additional price.

I am Sir Respectfully Yours &c.

Charles Massie

PS Mr Higinbothim,s bbl markd 38 please to let him know

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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