Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to James Oldham, 24 March 1818

To James Oldham

Monticello Mar. 24. 18.

Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to Capt Oldham and asks the favor of him to select for him 4. good mortise doorlocks, of brass & plain for doors 1⅜ & 116 thick, that is to say 1½ I. wanting 116 mr Gibson will be so kind as usual to pay for them, and the bearer mr Gilmore will bring them safely and immediately.

PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover to TJ; dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • boats; transfer goods and people to and from Richmond search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and payments made for TJ search
  • Gilmore, Joseph; Milton boatman search
  • household articles; locks search
  • locks search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); doors, locks for search
  • Oldham, James; and hardware for TJ search
  • Oldham, James; letters to search
  • Richmond, Va.; boats transfer goods and people to and from search