Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Daniel Trump, 18 November 1804

Philadelphia Novr 18th

Dear Sir

I Recieved your Letter of the 13th Respecting the Mahogany according to your Request I Looked to See if I Could find any of a Better quality but Could find none that I Liked as Well the Planks are two of the nicest Planks I almost Ever Saw I Could have got St Domingo wood but the Planks were narrow and would not Answer So well for Bumps of Hand Rails I Shipped them yesterday on Board the Schooner Richmond Michl Lewis Master who Sailed to Day a very Carefull Safe Person I Shipped all Mr Divers Sashes with him I Directed them to be Delivered to Messrs Gibson & Jefferson Merchants at Richmond. I Shall forward the Bill of Lading with the Captn Receipt to Richmond.

Cost of Planks £14 .10
as per Bill I Recd with your Letter Carting 25/100 ea. 1 .10 ½
14 .11 .10
as to my trouble of Shiping I Shall Leave to yourself $38 .91/100

I Remain Sir yr. Hle Sevt

Daniel Trump

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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