Thomas Jefferson Papers

George Divers to Thomas Jefferson, 28 February 1820

From George Divers

Feby 28th ’20

George Divers to mr Jefferson

I am sorry I cannot supply you with all the pot-herbs wanted, we have not the sweet marjoram. sweet basil. or summer savory. I send you some pot marjoram winter savory and Thyme,

From my ill state of Health the triming my grape vines had been neglected till I fear’d they would be injured by bleeding, the day I prun’d them was unfavorable and was very near giving me a nother Pleurisy a recourse to the lancit has reliev’d me,

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esq Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 28 Feb. 1820 from Farmington and so recorded in SJL.

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