Thomas Jefferson Papers

Charles K. Mallory to Thomas Jefferson, 26 November 1817

From Charles K. Mallory

Norfolk Novr 26th 1817


I do myself the pleasure to inform you of the arrival here some days ago in the Brig Eliza Reilly from Marseilles of sundry boxes & baskets containing Wines, Oil &c shipped on account of yourself & Thos Jefferson Randolph Esqr by Mr Cathalan our Consul at that place & consigned to my care. I have forwarded them agreeably to your directions, to Messrs Gibson & Jefferson of Richmond upon whom I shall draw as usual for the duties & charges. The invoice & estimate of the duties are herewith transmitted to you.

I have the honor to be with very high respect Your obt servt

Chas K. Mallory

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 23 Dec. 1817 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosures not found.

Index Entries

  • Cathalan, Stephen (Étienne) (1757–1819); and wine for TJ search
  • Cathalan, Stephen (Étienne) (1757–1819); as commercial agent in Marseille search
  • Eliza Reilly (brig) search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and wine acquired by TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; orders wine from S. Cathalan search
  • Mallory, Charles King; and wine for TJ search
  • Mallory, Charles King; as collector at Norfolk search
  • Mallory, Charles King; letters from search
  • oil; olive search
  • olives; oil search
  • Randolph, Thomas Jefferson (TJ’s grandson; Jane Hollins Nicholas Randolph’s husband); wine sent to search
  • wine; for T. J. Randolph search
  • wine; sent to TJ search