Thomas Jefferson Papers

Memorandum of Customs Paid on Model for the Virginia Capitol, [13 June 1786]

Memorandum of Customs Paid on Model for the Virginia Capitol

[13 June 1786]

Note de la Caisse
A quit  4livre tournois  4s.
Droist D’anbalage 11livre tournois  6
plom Et Fermeture  1  4
ports an douanne Et port St. nicolas  3 14
ports pour rouan  3 10
 recüe  marc 23livre tournois 18
straw for packing1  2
25 18

MS (Vi); partly in the hand of Marc, TJ’s servant, and partly in TJ’s hand (see note 1, below). The following certification is written at the foot of the text: “I do Certify that the above Acct. amots. to 25 livres 18 Sols. 9 dec: 89. J. Latil.” Endorsed by TJ: “Model 25livre tournois–18.”

TJ made the following entry in his Account Book under 13 June 1786: “Paid do. [Marc] for state of Virginia duties and portage on the Model of the Capitol. 25f 18.”

1This entry and its sum, together with the new total, is in TJ’s hand.

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