Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Hollins to Arthur S. Brockenbrough, 3 September 1819

John Hollins to Arthur S. Brockenbrough

Baltimore 3d Septr 1819


In consequence of your respects of the 30th past, I have been at the Custom house where no difficulty was made, and the duties being paid, the articles remain at your command—

annexed is an account of what I have paid by order of my worthy friend Mr Jefferson for the Italians—leaving a balance of ten dollars due to me.—

   The vouchers accompany this letter

I am very respectfully yr obdt St

Jno Hollins

RC (ViU: PP); addressed: “Mr A: S: Brockenbrough Charlottesville Va”; endorsed by Brockenbrough. Enclosures: (1) Receipt to Hollins from Michele Raggi and Giacomo Raggi, Baltimore, 26 June 1819, for “the Sum of Ninety Dollars advanced us on act of Thomas Jefferson Esqr for our Expences, & travelling Expences” (MS on verso of address leaf of covering letter; in an unidentified hand, signed by both Raggis). (2) Receipt to Hollins from Jacob Adams, Baltimore, 30 June 1819, for $280, payment “in full for the passage of two Italians, from Leghorn to Baltimore in the Brig Strong” (MS on verso of address leaf of covering letter; in Hollins’s hand, signed by Adams). Other enclosure printed below.

Index Entries

  • Adams, Jacob; Baltimore merchant search
  • Brockenbrough, Arthur Spicer; as University of Virginia proctor search
  • Brockenbrough, Arthur Spicer; letters to, from J. Hollins search
  • Hollins, John; and stonecutters search
  • Hollins, John; letters from, to A. S. Brockenbrough search
  • Italy; stonecutters from search
  • Raggi, Giacomo; as stonecutter for University of Virginia search
  • Raggi, Michele; as stonecutter for University of Virginia search
  • Strong (brig) search
  • Virginia, University of; Construction and Grounds; stonecutters for search