Thomas Jefferson Papers

George Divers to Thomas Jefferson, 28 October 1819

From George Divers

Farmington 28th Octr 1819

Dr sir

I send the bearer Nelson to ask how you are today, I am very thankful for the Ram & the pig you were so good as to send me, but am sorry you were at the trouble to send them up,

My akes and pains has return’d on me with the late cold weather, which has also injour’d the grapes and Figs, such as they are, I send you a few of each, Mrs Divers joines me in a Sincere wish for the restoration of your Health & best respects for the family at monticello

Your friend & Servt

George Divers

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ without date of receipt.

Index Entries

  • Divers, George; health of search
  • Divers, George; letters from search
  • Divers, George; sends produce to TJ search
  • Divers, George; TJ sends livestock to search
  • Divers, Martha Walker (George Divers’s wife); sends greetings search
  • figs; as crop search
  • grapes; effect of weather on search
  • Nelson (G. Divers’s slave) search
  • pigs; sent by TJ search
  • sheep; rams search
  • weather; cold search