To George Jefferson
Monticello Nov. 28. 99
[…] distrust of [this] post office, induces me to put [these letters] […] to you [but] I desire that they may be delivered to […] on the [moment] of their arrival in Richmond, as their [whole importance is in] their being re[ceived before] the meeting of the house of delegates. will you be so good as to send me by the first b[oats] 3. gross of [bottles] & 6. gross of the best corks I am Dear Sir Your’s affectionately
PrC (MHi); faint; at foot of text: “Mr. George Jefferson.” Enclosures: (1) TJ to James Madison, 26 Nov. 1799. (2) TJ to John Taylor, 26 Nov. 1799. (3) TJ to William B. Giles, 26 Nov. 1799 (recorded in SJL but not found). For the delivery of these letters, see Thomas Mann Randolph to TJ, 3 Dec. 1799.