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Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 18 June 1818 (second letter)

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 18 June 1818

Dear sir

The bearer of this Mr Baker Beaven is the Gentleman who I have employed to examine your Quarry of Slate & who I am persuaded you will find entirely qualified to discharge that duty—I have written you more fully by this day’s mail on this subject to which I now refer you

In haste

Very respectfully sir Your obd Servt

B. Peyton

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 21 June 1818 and so recorded in SJL.

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  • Beaven (Beavin; Bivans), Baker; visits Monticello search
  • building materials; slate search
  • Central College; builders for search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of introduction to search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); Visitors to; Beaven, Baker search
  • Peyton, Bernard; introduces B. Beaven search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • slate search