Thomas Jefferson Papers

Henry A. S. Dearborn to Thomas Jefferson, 21 May 1821

From Henry A. S. Dearborn

Custom House Boston May 21. 1821.—

Much respected Sir,

I have procured your picture from Mr. Stewart, at last, & shipd it on board the Brig Richmond, S. Webb master, for Richmond, to the care of Capt. B. Payton;

The amount of the bill for the wine I have received from Capt. Payton. I have the honor to be, Sir, your most Obt. St.

H, A, S, Dearborn

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 31 May 1821 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Louis Adrien Gruchet, 14 Aug. 1821, on verso; addressed: “To Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello Virginia”; franked; postmarked Boston, 22 May.

mr. stewart: Gilbert Stuart.

Index Entries

  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; and G. Stuart’s portraits of TJ search
  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; as Boston customs collector search
  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; letters from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Portraits; G. Stuart’s paintings search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; payments made for TJ search
  • Richmond (brig) search
  • Stuart, Gilbert; portraits of TJ by search
  • Webb, S. (ship captain) search
  • wine; sent to TJ search