Thomas Jefferson Papers

David Gelston to Thomas Jefferson, 10 December 1819

From David Gelston

New York December 10th 1819.

Dear Sir,

I wrote a line to you on the 24th ultimo, relating to a case of books,

I have not as yet received any invoice or account of cost to enable me to charge the duties, will you have the goodness to favor me with the invoice

with very great respect I am Dear Sir, your obedent servant,

David Gelston

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 17 Dec. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to James Madison, 17 May 1820, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; franked; postmarked New York, 10 Dec.

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