Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Wirt, with Jefferson’s Notes, 15 July 1797

From William Wirt, with Jefferson’s Notes

Pen-Park. July 15. 1797.

Dear Sir

In a day or two I will come up and settle with you for the nails which were furnished us some time ago—and at the same time for 500. 8d. and 50. 30d. do. if you will be so obliging as to have them sent by the bearer. Yr. obt. Servt.

[Notes by TJ:]
(500) 5 ℔ VIII d. 12d 0-5-0
 50. 3 ℔ XXX 10d. 0-2-6

Wm. Wirt

RC (MHi); addressed: “Mr. Jefferson Monticello.”

Furnished us some time ago: see Wirt to TJ, 4 May 1797. Letters from Wirt to TJ, dated 11 Aug. and 1 Oct. 1797 and received on 11 Aug. and 2 Oct. 1797 respectively, are recorded in SJL but have not been found.

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