Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Hollins to Thomas Jefferson, 18 March 1810

From John Hollins

Baltimore 18th March 1810

Dear sir

Your respects of the 16th past came to hand on the 23rd & in time to order the plaister in the rough; it has been sent some time, of course it ought not to be long out of your possession,

wishing it safe to hand & that it may give satisfaction—I remain very truly

Yrs &c &c

Jno Hollins

 6 Tons plaister paris @ $13 is  $78
Cartage 2 .40
$80 :40

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqe”; endorsed by TJ as received 22 Mar. 1810 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • agriculture; use of gypsum in search
  • gypsum (plaster of paris); shipped search
  • Hollins, John; and gypsum search
  • Hollins, John; letters from search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); gypsum for search