Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George Jefferson, 11 August 1802

From George Jefferson

Richmond 11th. Augt. 1802

Dear Sir

I yesterday sent you by direction of Messrs. Watson & Higganbotham 20 Bushels of Coal—I likewise forwarded by R. Mooney 2 dozn. syrup of punch. there is no Rhode Island lime to be had here. there is some from Philadelphia, which the owners say is good. I cannot yet procure any such linen as you require.

Mr. Short is gone to Washington, of which I suppose you will have heard by the Governor.

I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt.

Geo. Jefferson

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 27 Aug. but recorded in SJL as received 26 Aug.

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