Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George Jefferson, 5 February 1800

From George Jefferson

Richmond 5th. Febr. 1800

Dear Sir,

Mr. Pollard having returned only yesterday I to-day received of him on account of your order in favor of Mr. Barnes £127–16–8.

Only 28 bundles of the half crown nail-rod is yet brought down; the balance being left on the way, the boatman having taken in an over-load. The balance I suppose will shortly be here.

I have paid Mr. Thomas Gordon the sum you directed & am

Dear Sir Your Very humble servt.

Geo. Jefferson

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr. Philada”; mistakenly endorsed by TJ and entered in SJL as a letter of 5 Jan. but as received 12 Feb. 1800.

Your order: see TJ to George Jefferson, 12 Jan. 1800.

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