Thomas Jefferson Papers

From George Rogers (for Bernard Peyton) to Thomas Jefferson, 18 July 1818

From George Rogers (for Bernard Peyton)

Richmond 18 July 1818.


By Mr James Johnson you will receive One Box Merchandize, which was Shipped to me from Norfolk by Messrs Moses Myers, & Son. You will please pay Mr Johnson freight as customary—&C.

Yores respc’y
B. Peyton
⅌ geo: Rogers

RC (MHi); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello Virginia”; with initialed note by Peyton on address cover: “Pay toll at columbia on the within goods”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Peyton received 1 Sept. 1818 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • Columbia (Fluvanna Co.) search
  • Johnson, James (boatman) search
  • Moses Myers & Sons (Norfolk firm) search
  • Peyton, Bernard; forwards goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search
  • Rogers, George; as clerk for B. Peyton search
  • Rogers, George; letter from search