Thomas Jefferson Papers

Edwin Stark to Thomas Jefferson, 15 March 1817

From Edwin Stark

Asst Commys Office Norfolk 15th March 1817


On my1 arrival from Washington I found your favor of the 20th Feby

I am sorry to inform you the two boxes of Wine have not as yet come to hand perhaps they have taken a rong direction as I cannot get any tidings of them in this place   If you know the name of the Vessel they were shipt in, from Charleston, be so good as to acquaint me or if you think it necessary I will advertise them as missing

It will at all times afford me great pleasure to attend to your commands in this place

I have the Honor to be Sir with g Respect your hbl Servt

Edwin Stark

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 20 Mar. 1817 and so recorded in SJL.

1Manuscript: “Omy my.”

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