Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 16 December 1817

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 16 Decemr "17

Dr sir

I send by Mr Gilmer’s Boat 80 ℔ Cotton Yarn No 5 agreeable to your order recd some time since; when Mr Johnson was down last I had not that quantity of No 5 on hand & was obliged to wait a few days for its arrival, I hope it will still be in good time, you will I think find it of excellent quality—

In haste

Very respectfully sir Your Obd: Servt:

Bernard Peyton

RC (MHi); between dateline and salutation: “Mr Thomas Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 5 Jan. 1818 and so recorded in SJL.

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  • boats; transfer goods and people to and from Richmond search
  • cotton; yarn search
  • Gilmore, Joseph; Milton boatman search
  • Johnson, William (boatman); transports goods from Richmond search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
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  • Richmond, Va.; boats transfer goods and people to and from search
  • textiles; yarn search