Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Oldham to Thomas Jefferson, 25 April 1811

From James Oldham

Richmond April 25th 1811—

Deare Sir

my Letter of the 18th Instant informd you of the quantity of Glass that I was then able to Procure, the models derected to me wos receivd yesterday and this morning I deliverd to Gibson & Jefferson the quantity of Panes Sutable to each modle. also 70 Panes 12 by 18 I. Boston Glass which is all that can be Procurd at Present. The 5 Panes nesary to make the complement wonting cannot be got except I cut them oute of crown-Glass 13 by 18 I. Which will cost you 7/6 the Pane exclusive of cutting, and they are1 indifferent.

With Grate Respect I Am Sirr your Obt Sevt

Jms Oldham

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 28 Apr. 1811 and so recorded in SJL.

1Oldham here canceled “but.”

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