Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 19 June 1820

From Bernard Peyton

Rich’d 19 June. 20.

Dear sir,

By Mr Johnson you will receive a small Bag of Seeds fordd by the Collector at Petersburg.—if delivered in good order please pay freight as customary—

Say to Mrs Randolph if you please that her Bll: Haws by Mr Johnson for Mrs Morris are safely to hand & shall be dispatched by the first Vessel to N. York—in haste—

Your Mo: Obd: Servt:

B. Peyton

1 Bag  

RC (MHi); addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 3 July 1820 and so recorded in SJL.

The collector at petersburg was Joseph Jones.

Index Entries

  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • hawthorn search
  • Johnson, Mr. (boatman); transports goods search
  • Jones, Joseph; and goods for TJ search
  • Morris, Ann Cary Randolph (Martha Jefferson Randolph’s sister-in-law; Gouverneur Morris’s wife); friendship with M. J. Randolph search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • Randolph, Martha Jefferson (Patsy; TJ’s daughter; Thomas Mann Randolph’s wife); and A. C. R. Morris search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search
  • seeds; sent to TJ search