Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Receipt from Joseph Dougherty to James Madison, 7 May 1810


Receipt from Joseph Dougherty to James Madison

Four spanish Merino sheep to Jos Dougherty Dr
May 7th–10
D. cts
To freight from Lisbon to Alexa va 24– 00
To 5 per. cent. primage 1– 20
To freight from below Alexa to Washington 2– 50
To customhouse permits 0  40
To one Dollar for each sheep, claimed by the person that had the care of them on the passage 4– 00
To tavern expences two and half Days in Alexa 4– 25
Dolls 36  35

 Received the above from Mr Madison

Jos Dougherty

MS (DLC); in Dougherty’s hand; endorsed by TJ: “Dougherty Joseph.”

Index Entries

  • Alexandria, Va.; merino sheep shipped to search
  • Dougherty, Joseph; and merino sheep search
  • Lewis, William W.; and merino sheep search
  • Lisbon; sheep shipped from search
  • Madison, James; and merino sheep search
  • merino sheep; procurement from Spain search
  • Spain; merino sheep and wool from search