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Edward Coles to Thomas Jefferson, 30 October 1811

From Edward Coles

Oct. 30th 1811

E. Coles presents his respectful compliments to Mr Jefferson, and takes the liberty of informing him, that he received information a few days ago from Mr Lee, the Collector at Salem, that he had received from Mr Baker, our consul at Palma, “the following articles addressed to Th: Jefferson, One Cask of wine, one Box Marble, one Box of olives, and one Bag of Almonds,” and that he shipped them on the 19th of October on board the schooner Jachin, William Silver master for Alexandria to the care of the Collector

RC (DLC); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ as received 3 Nov. 1811 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • almonds; sent to TJ search
  • Baker, John Martin; sends goods to TJ search
  • building materials; marble search
  • Coles, Edward; letters from search
  • food; almonds search
  • food; olives search
  • Jachin (schooner) search
  • Lee, William Raymond; forwards items to TJ search
  • marble; sent to TJ search
  • nuts; almond search
  • olives; sent to TJ search
  • Silver, William (master of schooner Jachin); carries goods search
  • Simms, Charles; collector at Alexandria search
  • wine; sent to TJ search