Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to James Leitch, 12 February 1818

To James Leitch

Feb. 12. 18.

Some plane irons



glue brush to be chosen by the bearer John Hemings.


RC (TxDaHCL); written on a small scrap; dateline beneath signature; at foot of text: “Mr James Leitch.” Not recorded in SJL.

plane irons are the cutting blades of planes (OED description begins James A. H. Murray, J. A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner, and others, eds., The Oxford English Dictionary, 2d ed., 1989, 20 vols. description ends ).

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