Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Stephen Cathalan’s Invoice of Items Shipped to Thomas Jefferson, 28 April 1818


Invoice of Items Shipped

Invoice of Sundries Shipped by order for the account & risk of Thoms Jefferson Esqr at Monticello Virga on board the american Ship Fair Trader1 of Alexenda Georg Fletcher master Bound for Alexda Virga & to be consigned to the Collector of the district at Alexandria     Viz—

T.J. Eight boxes of 24 bottles each red wine 1814 Bergasse Bordeaux claret Fashon containing together:
   192 Bottles a ƒ 1 ⅌ Bottle F 192
one basket Macaroni of Naples Weighing Marslle old weight ₶ 102 net à ƒ 53.50c ⅌ 100 54  57
SC no 9
one box of 24 bottles red wine Bergasse provening from one cask, I Sent in dble Cask to Senegal in may last as a trial, in order to be returned to me, as it is reported that when the claret has passed twice2 the tropick is great deal improved this cask on return here has proved So. the 24 bottles to be divided between Ths Jefferson & his grand Son Randolph Jefferson Esqr
Charges 246  57
Export duty on the wine 4 65
Dtto on the Macaroni 76
Portage & Craftage of the Whole 3 12
Canvas & packing of Macaroni 2 60 11  13
Errors Excepted F 257  70
  Marseilles the 28th of April 1818

Stephen Cathalan.

Dupl (MHi); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Cathalan; adjacent to signature in Cathalan’s hand: “⅌ 2ta”; conjoined with Dupl of covering letter. MS (MHi); in Cathalan’s hand; conjoined with RC of covering letter.

1Dupl: “Treader.” MS: “Trader.”

2MS here adds “thro’.”

Index Entries

  • Bergasse, Henry search
  • Bordeaux (wine) search
  • Cathalan, Stephen (Étienne) (1757–1819); and wine for TJ search
  • Cathalan, Stephen (Étienne) (1757–1819); invoices from search
  • claret (wine) search
  • Fair Trader (ship) search
  • Fletcher, George (ship captain) search
  • food; macaroni search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Invoice from Stephen Cathalan search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; orders wine from S. Cathalan search
  • macaroni; sent to TJ search
  • Randolph, Thomas Jefferson (TJ’s grandson; Jane Hollins Nicholas Randolph’s husband); wine sent to search
  • Senegal; and wine search
  • taxes; customs search
  • taxes; on wine search
  • wine; Bordeaux search
  • wine; claret search
  • wine; TJ orders from S. Cathalan search