Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Bernard Peyton, 11 March 1817

To Bernard Peyton

Monticello Mar. 11. 17.

Dear Sir

I must ask the favor of you to purchase for me 6 gross of the best corks to be had in Richmond, and to send them by the stage to Milton to the address of mr Vest postmaster, the season for using them being now actually upon us. mr Gibson as usual will be so good as to pay the bill. affectionately and respectfully yours

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover to TJ; at foot of text: “Capt Bernard Peyton”; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • corks; TJ orders search
  • Gibson, Patrick; payments made for TJ search
  • household articles; corks search
  • Milton, Va.; postmaster at search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters to search
  • Vest, Charles; as postmaster at Milton search