Thomas Jefferson Papers

George Divers to Thomas Jefferson, 30 April 1815

From George Divers

Farmington 30th April 1815

Dr sir

We returnd home yesterday from a visit of several days and I did not examine into the state of our peas til late in the evening, when I found them quite ready, they have Suffer’d so much from the drought that they will last but a few days, we should be glad you will come up and partake of our first dish today & that Mr Maddison would come with you, with sincere respect

I am yr. friend & Servt

George Divers

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 30 Apr. 1815 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Divers, George; invites TJ to dinner search
  • Divers, George; letters from search
  • food; peas search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Family & Friends; dining search
  • Madison, James (1751–1836); invitations to search
  • Madison, James (1751–1836); visits Monticello search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); Visitors to; Madison, Dolley and James search
  • peas; as crop search
  • peas; dinner of search
  • weather; drought search