Thomas Jefferson Papers

Reuben G. Beasley to Thomas Jefferson, 8 July 1820

From Reuben G. Beasley

Havre, July 8, 1820.

Dear Sir,

I have the pleasure to enclose a letter from your Booksellers in Paris, and to say that I have this day put on board of the American ship Comet, Hall master, directed to the care of the Collector at New York, the packet which came with the letter and requested him to forward the same to you.

With great respect & esteem I am Dear Sir, Your Obedient Servant.

R G Beasley

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr &c. &c. &c.”; endorsed by TJ as received 26 Aug. 1820 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: de Bure Frères to TJ, 26 June 1820, and enclosure.

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  • Beasley, Reuben Gaunt; and books for TJ search
  • Beasley, Reuben Gaunt; letters from search
  • Comet (ship) search
  • de Bure Frères (Paris firm); TJ purchases books from search
  • Gelston, David; and books for TJ search
  • Hall, William (ship captain) search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; purchases from de Bure Frères search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; works sent to search