Thomas Jefferson Papers

William Wardlaw to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1810

From William Wardlaw

Richmond. Novr 1 1810

Dear Sir

I recd your note requesting ℔ 1 Sal ammoniac wich I forwared yesterday in a small package to the care of Mess Saml & J Leatch, that was the first safe conveyance that offered; the river is so low now that no boats can pass—Price one dollar, which I will mention to Messrs G. & Jefferson as you request.1 My best wishes for your health

Yr friend &c

W Wardlaw

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 4 Nov. 1810 and so recorded in SJL.

1Manuscript: “requst.”

Index Entries

  • ammonium chloride (sal ammoniac); for copper utensils search
  • copper utensils; tinning of search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and household articles acquired by TJ search
  • household articles; sal ammoniac search
  • James River; water level of search
  • Leitch, Samuel & James (Charlottesville firm); agent for TJ search
  • sal amoniac (ammonium chloride); for copper utensils search
  • tinning; of copper utensils search
  • Wardlaw, William; and apothecary supplies search
  • Wardlaw, William; letters from search