Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 13 June 1818

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 13 June 1818

Dr sir

I send you by Mr Johnsons Boat a small Bundle of Books shipped to my care by Mr Carey of Philadelphia.—They reached me only a day or two since & this is the first conveyance which has presented itself—   I am always glad of an opportunity to render you service—

Very respectfully sir Your assured friend & Mo: Obd: Servt:

B. Peyton

RC (MHi); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esq Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 20 June 1818 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • Carey, Mathew; and books for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; packing and shipping of search
  • Johnson, Mr. (boatman); transports goods search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search