Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 31 May 1819

From Bernard Peyton

Rich’d 31 May 1819

Dear Sir

I send this day by John Craddocks Boat a small Box to your address just recd from Mr Eastburn of New York, he will probably deliver1 it at Milton, possibly at Charlottesville as he has some loading for that place—

Very respectfully Sir Your Mo Obd

B. Peyton

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 3 June 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Joel Yancey, 14 Oct. 1820, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Monticello Milton”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 31 May.

1Manuscript: “delier.”

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