Thomas Jefferson Papers
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Thomas Jefferson to James Gibbon, 13 May 1817

To James Gibbon

Monticello May 13. 17.

Dear Sir

Mr Dearborn Collector of Boston writes me that he had recieved for me a small parcel of grass seeds (Lupinella) sent me by mr Appleton our Consul at Leghorn, which he should forward to you by a Coaster in a few days. I will ask the favor of you to deliver them when recieved to Messrs Gibson & Jefferson who will pay whatever is due on them, and will forward them to me. Accept the assurance of my great esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); on verso of a reused address cover from Bernard Peyton to TJ; at foot of text: “Majr Gibbons”; endorsed by TJ.

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  • Appleton, Thomas; and seeds for TJ search
  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; and seeds for TJ search
  • Gibbon, James; and seeds for TJ search
  • Gibbon, James; letters to search
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