Thomas Jefferson Papers

George Divers to Thomas Jefferson, 27 March 1817

From George Divers

Farmington 27th Mar. 1817

Dr sir

I have receiv’d your note together with the Bill mentiond, to which I will give the attention you require, & shall be glad to see you here to dinner the day after tomorrow, I have been in a bad state of Health for some time past, but am rather better today than usual—The large potatoes you gave me turn’d out very well, I send you in return seven that was produced from seed that came from the eastward, I also send you a few of a very forward kind that came from Liverpool last spring, I have divided with you a few peach stones & some cabbage seed which I lately recd from Mr Thos Cropper which I send by your servant with sincere respect

I am yr: friend

George Divers

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 27 Mar. 1817 and so recorded in SJL.

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  • cabbage; seed search
  • Cropper, Thomas search
  • crops; potatoes search
  • Divers, George; and Rivanna Company search
  • Divers, George; letters from search
  • food; cabbage search
  • food; peaches search
  • food; potatoes search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Writings; Bill of Complaint inJefferson v. Rivanna Company search
  • Jefferson v. Rivanna Company; TJ’s bill of complaint in search
  • peaches; stones of search
  • potatoes search
  • Rivanna Company; directors of search
  • seeds; cabbage search
  • seeds; peach stones search