Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 16 March 1818

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 16 March 1818

Dear sir

I shipped on saturday last by Mr Johnston’s Boat one Box only of your Wine in consequence of his not being with it himself, at the next trip if he comes the whole shall go—it is directed to the care of Mr Thos J. Randolph of Milton—

Very respectfully sir Your Obd: Sert:

Bernard Peyton

N.B. Your Box of Books from Philadelphia have never yet been received—

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 19 Mar. 1818 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to George Divers, 2 July 1818, on verso; addressed: “To Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello Milton”; stamped; postmarked Richmond, 16 Mar.

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  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; works sent to search
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  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • Randolph, Thomas Jefferson (TJ’s grandson; Jane Hollins Nicholas Randolph’s husband); and wine for TJ search
  • Richmond, Va.; boats transfer goods and people to and from search
  • wine; sent to TJ search