Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 18 June 1818 (second letter)

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 18 June 1818

Dear sir

The bearer of this Mr Baker Beaven is the Gentleman who I have employed to examine your Quarry of Slate & who I am persuaded you will find entirely qualified to discharge that duty—I have written you more fully by this day’s mail on this subject to which I now refer you

In haste

Very respectfully sir Your obd Servt

B. Peyton

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 21 June 1818 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Beaven (Beavin; Bivans), Baker; visits Monticello search
  • building materials; slate search
  • Central College; builders for search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of introduction to search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); Visitors to; Beaven, Baker search
  • Peyton, Bernard; introduces B. Beaven search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • slate search