Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Hottinguer & Compagnie’s Bill for Carriage of a Box of Books, 1 July 1816


Hottinguer & Compagnie’s Bill for Carriage of a Box of Books

Charges and Disbursements on 1. Package sundry Goods, marked and numbered as in the Margin, received by Hottinguer & Co from Mr Bure—at Paris and shipt on Board the United States Captain Destebecho to the address1 of the Collector of the port of New-york. for account & risk of the late President the Honble Ths Jefferson.

Carriage from Paris   to Havre F. 15 40
Journeymen housing and unhousing 75
Cartage to Store, Customhouse and Vessel 1 05
Storage 75
Permit and Customhouse-Clearance 2 30
Officer’s fees
Postage of Letters and Customhouse-Acquits } 5
Commission on Receipt and Shipping
Errors excepted    F. 25 25
Hottinguer & Co    

Printed form (MHi); with blanks filled in by a clerk rendered in italics above; brace also added by a clerk; signed by a representative of Hottinguer & Compagnie; on first page of a sheet folded to form four pages, with enclosure no. 2 to covering letter on third and fourth pages. Also enclosed in TJ to David Gelston, 19 Sept. 1816, and Gelston to TJ, 26 Sept. 1816.

1Clerk here canceled “and for account and Risk.”

Index Entries

  • de Bure Frères (Paris firm); TJ purchases books from search
  • Destebecho, Mr. (ship captain) search
  • Gelston, David; and books for TJ search
  • Gelston, David; collector at New York search
  • Hottinguer & Compagnie (French firm); and books for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; purchases from de Bure Frères (Paris firm) search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; works sent to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; bill from Hottinguer & Compagnie search
  • United States (ship) search