Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 29 March 1819

From Bernard Peyton

Rich’d 29 March 1819

Dear Sir

I am favor’d this morning with your esteemed letter of the 25 curt: & observe contents:   Your Corks from Norfolk were forwarded immediately on their receipt, together with a Box of Books to your address from F. A. Mayo’s of this City, by Gelmores Boat, long enough to have reached you before this, which I hope is the case, & that they will be in good time for your purposes: whenever I receive an article on your account I never fail to forward it by the very first safe conveyance, and delight in an opportunity to render you an acceptable tho’ humble service.

With high respect & sincere esteem
Your Mo: Obd: Hubl: Servt:

Bernard Peyton

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 31 Mar. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Thomas Perkins, 2 July 1819, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Monticello Milton”; stamp canceled; franked; postmarked Richmond, 29 Mar.

gelmores: Joseph Gilmore’s.

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  • Gilmore, Joseph; Milton boatman search
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  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books and Library; binding of books search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books and Library; works sent to search
  • Mayo, Frederick August; binds books for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and corks for TJ search
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