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Thomas Jefferson to John Hollins, 8 April 1810

To John Hollins

Poplar Forest near Lynchburg. Apr. 8. 10

Dear Sir

I recieved your favor just as I was setting out on a journey to this place, & learnt at the same time, the arrival of the plaister at Richmond. by this post I desire messrs Gibson & Jefferson of Richmond to remit you the amount, 80.40 D with which be pleased to accept my thanks for this & other favors.

On my way here I passed a day with mr Nicholas, Warren being on my road hither. he still suffers much with his rheumatism, rarely being able to leave the house. mrs Nicholas & the family were well. mr Carr was with me the day before I left home; just well enough occasionally to visit his neighbors, but often laid up. I salute you with friendship & respect.

Th: Jefferson

SC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr Hollins”; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • agriculture; use of gypsum in search
  • Carr, Peter (TJ’s nephew); illness of search
  • Carr, Peter (TJ’s nephew); visits Monticello search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and gypsum acquired by TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); payments made for TJ search
  • gypsum (plaster of paris); TJ orders search
  • health; rheumatism search
  • Hollins, John; and gypsum search
  • Hollins, John; letters to search
  • Jefferson, George (TJ’s cousin); and gypsum for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Family & Friends; relations with Carr family search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); gypsum for search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); Visitors to; Carr, Peter search
  • Nicholas, Margaret Smith (Wilson Cary Nicholas’s wife) search
  • Nicholas, Wilson Cary (1761–1820); illness of search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); TJ visits search
  • rheumatism; W. C. Nicholas’s search
  • Richmond, Va.; and gypsum search
  • Warren, Va.; TJ visits search