Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Darmsdatt, 1 July 1814

To Joseph Darmsdatt

Monticello [J]uly 1. 14.

Dear Sir

I must ask the favor of you to send me 12. barr[els] of herrings and one of Shad: one half of the herrings to be sent to Lynchburg to the care of mr Robertson mercha[nt] of that place, and the other half with the barrel of sha[d] to be sent here by any of the Milton boats. my flour not being as yet sold, I cannot fix the paiment exactl[y,] but it shall be as soon as in my power. accept the assurances of my esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); dateline faint; edge trimmed; at foot of text: “Mr Darmsdadt”; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • Darmsdatt, Joseph; and fish for TJ search
  • Darmsdatt, Joseph; letters to search
  • fish; herring search
  • fish; shad search
  • flour; sale of search
  • food; herring search
  • food; shad search
  • herring; TJ orders search
  • Lynchburg, Va.; fish shipped to search
  • Milton, Va.; boats traveling to and from search
  • Robertson, Archibald; receives goods for TJ search
  • shad; TJ purchases search