Thomas Jefferson Papers

David Gelston to Thomas Jefferson, 24 November 1819

From David Gelston

New York November 24th 1819.

Dear Sir,

I have received a letter from Mr Beasley, at Havre, and also duplicate which is enclosed,

The case of books I shall send to Messrs Gibson & Jefferson at Richmond,—

with the most Sincere wishes for your health, allow me to say, that I am with great affection and regard, your friend—

David Gelston

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 3 Dec. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Dabney Cosby, 9 Mar. 1822, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; franked; postmarked New York, 25 Nov. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • Beasley, Reuben Gaunt; consul at Le Havre search
  • Gelston, David; collector at New York search
  • Gelston, David; letters from search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and books acquired by TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search