Thomas Jefferson Papers

Reuben G. Beasley to Thomas Jefferson, 8 October 1821

From Reuben G. Beasley

Havre, October 8, 1821.

Dear Sir,

The books mentioned in the letter herewith from your booksellers have been shipped on board the American ship Imperial bound to New York and addressed to the Collector at that port with request to follow your directions relative to them.

I am, with great regard & esteem Dear Sir Your Obedient Servant.

R G Beasley

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ. Recorded in SJL as received 22 Dec. 1821. Enclosure: de Bure Frères to TJ, 24 Aug. 1821, and enclosure.

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