Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 2 January 1819

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 2d Jany 1819

Dear Sir

By Mr Johnson I send you a small Box which was deliverd to me a day or two since from Rocketts in very bad order & I have not since learnt where it is from, or any thing about it—I have had it recoopered and safely deliverd & hope it will reach you so

With great respect Dr Sir Your Mo: Obd:

B Peyton

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 12 Jan. 1819 and so recorded in SJL.

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