Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Moody, 28 August 1807

Richmond. augt. 28h. 1807.


I am informed you have two pair of Large Burr Stones for your New mill. they Should be properly put in the mill at first. I have put in more new Stones in mills 20 years Back than any other man in Virginia, and of Course aquired Some Skill and Experence.—I have an intention of taking a Tour through albemarle & Towards Lynchberg—If you want any asistance from me you may have it.—I hope you have been parteciular in getting the the Best Best [K]ind of Bolting Cloths—the thread should be Round and free from fuss[gr]: hair which Retain the fine flour & Clog the B[ud]s in Rainy or Dank weather

I am yours

John Moody

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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