Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from the Board of Trade, with Reply, 14 July 1779

From the Board of Trade, with Reply

[Williamsburg] 14 July 1779. Upon consideration of the want of necessary supplies, it is proposed to offer Hunter & Co. “77 ½ for 1. for such Goods as will suit the State payable in Tobacco at the Market Price.” Signed by Whiting, Ambler, and Rose. Countersigned: “In council July 16. 1779. Disapproved of, the price being thought too exorbitant. Th: Jefferson.”

RC (CSmH); 1 p.

See Board of Trade to TJ, 13 July 1779.

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