Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Henry A. S. Dearborn, 12 April 1821

To Henry A. S. Dearborn

Monticello Apr. 12. 21.

Dear Sir

Our mail of yesterday evening brought me your favor of the 3d and I this day write to Majr Gibbons to have the cases of wine delivered to Capt Bernard Peyton my correspondent there, and I write to Capt Peyton to remit you immediately the 17.05 D as noted for duties & Expence[s] which you have been so kind as to advance for me. for this act of kindness as well as for your other attentions to this business accept my grateful thanks and the assurances of my great esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover to TJ; edge trimmed; at foot of text: “Henry A. S. Dearborn esq.”; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; as Boston customs collector search
  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; letters to search
  • Gibbon, James; as collector at Richmond search
  • Peyton, Bernard; payments made for TJ search
  • wine; sent to TJ search