Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Caldcleugh & Thomas, 6 November 1804

His Excellency

Philadelphia Novr. 6. 1804

Thomas Jefferson Esquire

Bol. of Caldcleugh & Thomas

6 Patent Lamps Semi vase Transparent green
Japanned Gilt with brass glass holders
& 6 glasses & 3 dozen wicks @ 7.50 45.00
½ doz. extra Glasses for ditto 2.50 1.25
3 doz. do. Wicks 25 75
Box 25

Sir Philaia. Novr. 8. 1804 

The above were shipped the 6th. Inst. agreeably to Bills of Loading enclosed, we hope they will arrive safe & to your satisfaction, Lamps of a similar form to the above, of the usual workmanship; we sell at 6.00$ but on Account of the additional workmanship in the Japanning & gilding, those sent, cannot be afforded at less than they are charged—

We enclose a Sheet containing a Sketch of 3 patterns of the pedestal fountain lamps, with a reference to their prices & constructions, & to some others which are not sketched—Should they meet your approbation, be pleased to drop us a line on the subject—

We are Sir with respect Yr. obedt. Servts.

Caldcleugh & Thomas

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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