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Joseph Miller to Thomas Jefferson, 14 November 1814

From Joseph Miller

Norfolk Novr 14th 1814—

Honrd Frind

I take the liberty of informing you that this Day I have Shiped for you one Cask of ____ on Board the Slope Eliza-Ann Josiah [Allven?] Capt which I hope will Come Safe to hand hoping you will Wright Merss Gibson Jefferson Co to forward it to you for been Rather Perishable and to be Keept Dry you will Open the End your name is on as it Contains 3 Diffr Sorts—

I have Commenced Malting and has Ventured 1000 Dol in a ship bound for France with Tobacco which if arives Safe will Pay Good I have Inshured

hoping to heare from you when you Recd

my well wishing to you and Famuly

I Rem your Hum Servent

Joseph Meller

Drect me at Mr Joseph1 Hayes

RC (DLC); one word illegible; at head of text: “Mr Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 19 Nov. 1814 and so recorded in SJL.

1Given name interlined.

Index Entries

  • Eliza Ann (sloop) search
  • food; biscuits search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and food acquired by TJ search
  • Hayes, Joseph; business partner of J. Miller search
  • Miller, Joseph; as brewer search
  • Miller, Joseph; invests in overseas trade search
  • Miller, Joseph; letters from search
  • Miller, Joseph; sends biscuits to TJ search
  • tobacco; export of search