Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jordan to Thomas Jefferson, 20 April 1818

From Thomas Jordan

Washington 20th April 1818


Being empowered by the above Gentlemen to collect all sums due to them, I beg leave to annex your Small acct, which I shall thank you to send me the amt of to the care of Doctor May of this City. your sending the amount by Return of Post will oblige Sir

your most Obedt and very Humble Servt

Thos Jordan

[at head of text:]
Thos Jefferson Esqr &c To Kimber & Richardson
} Dr
1814 For the Emporium of Arts & Sciences 3 Volms
 New Series
} $10.50

RC (DLC); dateline adjacent to closing; endorsed by TJ as received 6 May 1818 (with Jordan’s given name rendered in an indecipherable manner mimicking his signature: ) and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Thomas Lehré, 20 July 1818, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr &c &c Monticello Virginia”; franked; postmarked Washington, 25 Apr.

1Word interlined.

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  • Emporium of Arts & Sciences; TJ subscribes to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; subscriptions search
  • Jordan, Thomas; andEmporium of Arts & Sciences search
  • Jordan, Thomas; letters from search
  • Kimber & Richardson (Philadelphia firm); andEmporium of Arts & Sciences search
  • May, Frederick; receives payments search
  • subscriptions, for publications; journals search