Thomas Jefferson Papers

James H. McCulloch to Thomas Jefferson, 6 December 1819

From James H. McCulloch

Custom House Balto Collts Off’ Decr 6 1819

Dr Sir

An Invoice & bill of lading of wine oil &c, shipped to my address for your use, has been delivered this morning by the Brig Lady Monroe, from Marseilles; shipped as appears from his letter by Julius Oliver in place of Mr Cathalan lately deceased. I do not inclose the invoice as it may be wanted to ascertain the articles at delivery: but the amt is Frs 1069.77– duties, as estimated, D42.72–Frt &c 24.75 & some expences of drayage, storage &c yet unknown. The contents of invo are

   6 boxes  144  bottles red wine
1 24  Muscat & Vin cuit.
1 double cask muscat.
3 boxes 150  Ledenon wine
1 18  Vin cuit of Provence 6 bottles claret
1 24  Sweet oil
1 108 lbs macaroni
1 12   bottles anchovies
1 50 lbs raisins.

They will be forwarded as soon as you can favour me with directions for the purpose; & I shall remain as ever

With sincerest respect Your obliged friend & servt

Jas H McCulloch

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 13 Dec. 1819 and so recorded in SJL; with seemingly unrelated calculations by TJ on verso. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Patrick Gibson, 7 June 1820, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello near Charlotteville Virginia”; stamped; postmarked Baltimore, 6 Dec.

Index Entries

  • anchovies search
  • Cathalan, Stephen (Étienne) (1757–1819); and wine for TJ search
  • claret (wine) search
  • fish; anchovies search
  • food; anchovies search
  • food; macaroni search
  • food; raisins search
  • Lady Monroe (brig) search
  • Lédenon, France; wine from search
  • macaroni; sent to TJ search
  • McCulloch, James Hugh (father of James H. McCulloh); and wine for TJ search
  • McCulloch, James Hugh (father of James H. McCulloh); collector at Baltimore search
  • McCulloch, James Hugh (father of James H. McCulloh); letters from search
  • muscatel (wine) search
  • oil; for TJ search
  • oil; sweet search
  • Oliver, Julius; and wine for TJ search
  • raisins; sent to TJ search
  • vin cuit (wine) search
  • wine; claret search
  • wine; muscatel search
  • wine; of Lédenon search
  • wine; sent to TJ search
  • wine; vin cuit search