Thomas Jefferson Papers

Smith & Riddle to Thomas Jefferson, 20 February 1817

From Smith & Riddle

Richmond 20th Febry 1817


In Compliance with your request, we have transmitted to the manager of the Boston Glass manufactory, the order you favor’d us with, under date the 9th Inst, for One Hundred and ten panes of best quality Window Glass, which we have requested to be pack’d with special Care, in order to ensure its safe transportation—

On its arrival here, we shall deliver it to your Correspondent Mr Gibson, agreeable to your instructions

We are with Respect Yr Obedt Servts

Smith & Riddle

RC (MHi); in Andrew Smith’s hand; endorsed by TJ as received 23 Feb. 1817 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Peter Minor, 30 Mar. 1817, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 20 Feb.

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  • Boston, Mass.; glass from search
  • building materials; window glass search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and window glass for TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; payments made for TJ search
  • glass, window; sent to TJ search
  • Smith, Andrew; as partner in Smith & Riddle (Richmond firm) search
  • Smith & Riddle (Richmond firm); letter from search
  • Smith & Riddle (Richmond firm); TJ orders goods from search