Thomas Jefferson Papers

Memorandum from Charles Johnston to Thomas Jefferson on Lynchburg Mail, [ca. 1–7 September 1810]

Memorandum from Charles Johnston on Lynchburg Mail

[ca. 1–7 Sept. 1810]

Richmond Mail— Stated hour is every Monday Morning at 8 OClock but arrives Sunday evening
Stated hour for departure every1 Monday evening at 4 OClock—but does not go till tuesday Morning

Charlottesville Mail arrives every Saturday at 12 OClock departs on Monday at 9 P.M.

Lexington Mail arrives every Thursday2 at 8 PM departs at 9 P.M.3 on Monday

Western Mail arrives every4 Monday at 6 PM departs at 9 PM Same day

MS (MoSHi: TJC-BC); in Johnston’s hand; undated, with conjectural date range inferred from TJ’s endorsement and his 7 Sept. 1810 departure from Poplar Forest; with notes on verso by TJ described at TJ to Gideon Granger, 20 Sept. 1810; endorsed by TJ as Johnston’s “Notes on the post” received in September 1810.

1Johnston here canceled “tuesday.”

2Word interlined in place of “Monday.”

3Johnston here canceled “same day.”

4Johnston here canceled “Thursday.”

Index Entries

  • Charlottesville, Va.; mail service to search
  • Granger, Gideon; as postmaster general search
  • Johnston, Charles; and mail service search
  • Lexington, Va.; mail service to search
  • Lynchburg, Va.; mail service to search
  • Richmond, Va.; mail service to search