Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 4 May 1819

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 4 May 1819

Dear Sir

By Sye Gilliat I send you one Tierce Rice & 1 Box Containing a Telescope from R. Patterson of Philadelphia in good order, if so recd please pay freight as customarry—In haste—

With great respect
Your Mo: Obd:

B. Peyton

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 13 May 1819 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • Gilliat, Sye (boatman) search
  • Patterson, Robert; and telescope search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • rice; sent to TJ search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search
  • scientific instruments; telescopes search
  • telescopes; repaired search