Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Darmsdatt, 9 July 1810

To Joseph Darmsdatt

Monticello July 9. 10.


I recieved last night yours of the 6th. the price for the fish is indeed very high; and discouraging; but the necessity of it is still stronger. I will therefore desire you to send me a dozen barrels, one half to Milton, the other half to Lynchburg according to my former letter. I am Sir

Your humble servt

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr Joseph Darmsdatt”; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • Darmsdatt, Joseph; and fish for TJ search
  • Darmsdatt, Joseph; letters to search
  • fish; herring search
  • food; herring search
  • herring; TJ orders search
  • Lynchburg, Va.; fish shipped to search
  • Milton, Va.; TJ orders fish shipped to search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); fish for search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); fish for search