Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 14 June 1821

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 14 June 1821

Dear Sir,

I hand herewith sales your 7 Hhds: Tobacco & the balance your Flour on hand, say 98 Blls:, all of which hope will be satisfactory.

I send by Woods Thom 4 Blls: Herrings 1 Bll: best family Shad, & the 6 Blls: Herrings for Lynchburg are also on the way.

These are Fresh Herrings & Shad just arrived & inspected this morning. The Books mentioned in my last will be forwarded to=day either to Shadwell Mills or Jas Leitch at Charlottesville.

With great respect Dr sir

Your Mo: Obd:

Bernard Peyton

RC (MHi); on one sheet folded to form four pages, with enclosure on p. 1, letter on p. 3, and address on p. 4; addressed: “Mr Th: Jefferson Monticello Charlottesville”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 14 June; endorsed by TJ as received 17 June 1821 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • fish; herring search
  • fish; shad search
  • flour; sale of search
  • food; herring search
  • food; shad search
  • herring; sent to TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; works sent to search
  • Leitch, James; and packages for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; account with TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and books for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and fish for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and TJ’s flour search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and TJ’s tobacco search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); fish for search
  • shad; TJ purchases search
  • Shadwell mills; goods shipped to search
  • Thom; delivers goods search
  • tobacco; sale of search