Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to William D. Simms, 17 October 1819 (SJL description)

To William D. Simms

[Monticello, 17 Oct. 1819. SJL entry reads “inclosing 15.D. duties & charges on box wine.” Letter not found, but in his financial records for the following day, TJ indicated that he had “Inclosed to W. D. Simms (Alexa.) 15.D. duties, freight & charges on 91. bottles Florence wine of Pomina from Appleton” (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1358).]

Index Entries

  • Appleton, Thomas; and wine for TJ search
  • Florence, Italy; wine from search
  • Simms, William Douglass; as deputy collector at Alexandria search
  • Simms, William Douglass; letter to search
  • wine; of Florence search
  • wine; TJ orders from T. Appleton search