Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 21 June 1819

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 21 June 1819

Dear Sir,

On saturday last I forwarded by William Carver’s Boat to your address 2 Box’s Glass lodged with me by Andrew Smith Esqr of the late firm of Smith & Riddle, 1 Box Books from Fred’k: A. Mayo of this City, and 1 Bundle Books recd a few days ago from Philadelphia; all of which I hope will reach you safely—Two other Boxes Glass for Poplar Forrest are also lodged with me by Mr Smith to be for’de’d to Lynchburg care of Archibald Robertson Esqr which shall go by the first Boat—

Very respectfully Sir Your Mo: Obd:

Bernd Peyton

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 24 June 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (ViU: TJP); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Thomas Mann Randolph, 25 Dec. 1820, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esq Monticello Milton”; stamp canceled; franked; postmarked Richmond, 21 June.

Missing letters to TJ from Peyton of 19 June (saturday last) and from Frederick A. mayo of 14 June 1819 are recorded in SJL as received from Richmond on 28 and 17 June 1819, respectively.

Index Entries

  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • building materials; window glass search
  • Carver, William (boatman) search
  • glass, window; for Monticello search
  • glass, window; for Poplar Forest search
  • glass, window; sent to TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books and Library; packing and shipping of search
  • Lynchburg, Va.; boats traveling to and from search
  • Mayo, Frederick August; and books for TJ search
  • Mayo, Frederick August; letters from accounted for search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); glass for search
  • Peyton, Bernard; forwards goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from accounted for search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); glass for search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search
  • Robertson, Archibald; receives goods for TJ search
  • Smith, Andrew; and glass for TJ search