Thomas Jefferson Papers

Henry A. S. Dearborn to Thomas Jefferson, 29 November 1821

From Henry A. S. Dearborn

Custom House Boston Nov. 29. 1821.—

Much Respected Sir,

Messrs. Dodge & Oxnard, of Marseilles, have sent to my care, twenty five Cases of wine, oil, macaroni, & Anchovies, for you, in the Brig Packet. I shall send them, by the first vessel bound to Richmond, to the charge of Capt. Bernard Peyton, & in a few days will transmit you the invoice, amount of duties &c.

With the highest respect, I have the honor to be, sir, your most obt. St.

H, A, S, Dearborn

RC (DLC); mistakenly endorsed by TJ as a letter of 19 Nov. 1821 received 9 Dec. 1821 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with Dft of TJ to John Griscom, 3 Apr. 1824, on verso; addressed: “For Thomas Jefferson Esqr. Monticello State of Virginia”; franked; postmarked.

Index Entries

  • anchovies search
  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; as Boston customs collector search
  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; letters from search
  • Dodge & Oxnard (Marseille firm); and wine and groceries for TJ search
  • food; anchovies search
  • food; macaroni search
  • food; olive oil search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; orders wine from Dodge & Oxnard search
  • macaroni; sent to TJ search
  • oil; olive search
  • olives; oil search
  • Packet (brigantine) search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • wine; TJ orders from Dodge & Oxnard search