Thomas Jefferson Papers

William Wardlaw to Thomas Jefferson, 24 August 1814

From William Wardlaw

Richmond 24th Augt 1814

Dear Sir

Your favour of the 20th was not recd from the post office till to day. on enquiry I found the boat that you mentioned had left the Basin. I have not the lemon acid but have purchased a doz which I will send to the stage office this evening packed in a very small box directed to the care the post master Milton the price I paid for it was $3.25.

I am with much esteem Your friend &c

W Wardlaw

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 26 Aug. 1814 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • food; lemon acid search
  • lemon acid search
  • Milton, Va.; postmaster at search
  • punch; lemon acid for search
  • Vest, Charles; as postmaster at Milton search
  • Wardlaw, William; and apothecary supplies search
  • Wardlaw, William; letters from search