From George Jefferson & Company
Richmond 29th July 1799.
We take the opportunity of Mr. Isaac Miller’s Waggon to send you the Laws of Virga:—we did not think it necessary to purchase a Trunk, as the Case, they are now pack’d in is perfectly secure, and no danger to be apprehended from the conveyance—we have paid Mr. Fairlamb for binding &c 20/. per Volume—Tobacco is very dull, the Current cash price is 36/. We are respectfully
Dear Sir Your obt Servts.
Geo: Jefferson & Co:
RC (MHi); in Patrick Gibson’s hand; at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire”; endorsed by TJ as received 6 Aug. and so recorded in SJL.