Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Anthony Garvey, 24 November 1787

From Anthony Garvey

Rouen, 24 Nov. 1787. Acknowledges TJ’s letter of 21 Nov. “with the acquit a Caution for the Harpsicord.” In July 1782 he “bought on Joint account with the House of Ridley & Pringle of Baltimore Goods to the Amount of 32,000,₶” which goods were sent to them and arrived safely the following October; Ridley paid for half the purchase and the firm reported that “they sold to advantage” and would “send a remittance forthwith”; has “written them several letters since all to no purpose”; asks TJ’s advice on how to proceed.

RC (MHi); 2 p.; endorsed. Recorded in SJL as received 25 Nov. 1787.

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