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David Gelston to Thomas Jefferson, 9 August 1816

From David Gelston

New York August 9th 1816.

Dear Sir,

I have received bill of lading for 2 boxes, 12 bottles each, red Paillerole wine and one basket maccaroni, from Marseilles by the Ship Ocean just arrived, shipped by Mr Cathalan

I Shall pay every attention, put the whole in Store, await your orders—and remain, with great respect,

sir, your obedient servant—

David Gelston

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 16 Aug. 1816 and so recorded in SJL, which has the additional notation: “Paillerole wine 24.b. & maccaroni.”

Index Entries

  • Cathalan, Stephen (Étienne) (1757–1819); and wine for TJ search
  • food; macaroni search
  • France; wines from search
  • Gelston, David; and wine for TJ search
  • Gelston, David; letters from search
  • Gelston, David; sends macaroni to TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; orders wine from S. Cathalan search
  • macaroni; sent to TJ search
  • Pailherols, France; wine from search
  • wine; French search
  • wine; of Pailherols search
  • wine; TJ orders from S. Cathalan search