James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Jonathan Thompson, 30 June 1821

From Jonathan Thompson

Custom House New York Collectors Office
June 30. 1821.

Dear sir

I rec’d your letter of the 21st. inst.1 in relation to the Box of Seeds—there being no opportunity to Fredericksburg, have forwarded it as per enclosed Bill of Lading to Norfolk to be forwarded from thence to the care of Messrs. Mackay & Campbell, Fredericksburg Va. No charge has been made to me for it. I am sir with respect Your Obt. Servt.

Jonathan Thompson


RC and enclosure (DLC). RC in a clerk’s hand, signed by Thompson. Addressed by Thompson to JM, and franked. Cover docketed by JM. The enclosure (1 p.; filed with Thompson to JM, 14 June 1821) is a printed bill of lading with manuscript additions, dated 21 June 1821, directing the box of seeds to be shipped to Norfolk on the schooner Tell-Tale, R. Churchward, master, and forwarded to Mackay & Campbell at Fredericksburg.

1Letter not found.

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