Thomas Jefferson Papers

David Isaacs to Thomas Jefferson, 1 May 1814

From David Isaacs

May 1 1814


The Boy just arrived and i hasten to forward you Six of the best they Brot the trip has been a long one, and the Fish cost 1/6 a peice on Shore I cant Sell them for less than 3/—to Save myself—I hope they will meet your approbation

Your &c

D Isaacs

RC (MHi); dateline beneath signature; at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as a letter of May 1814.

TJ recorded paying Isaacs $3 on this date for six shad (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1299).

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