Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Henry A. S. Dearborn, 3 January 1822

To Henry A. S. Dearborn

Monticello Jan. 3. 22.

Dear Sir

Your favor of Dec. 12. with a note of the duties & charges on the articles you recieved for me from Marseilles was long on the road and is recently recieved. I have this day written to Colo Bernard Peyton my correspondent in Richmond to remit you immediately the amount noted of 78. D 23 C which I hope will get safe to your hands. the object of the present is merely to inform you of it and to assure you of my thankfulness and great esteem and respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover of Henry Orne to TJ, 12 July 1820; at foot of text: “Mr Henry A. S. Dearborne”; endorsed by TJ. Mistakenly recorded in SJL as a letter of 2 Jan. 1822.

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  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; as Boston customs collector search
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  • Peyton, Bernard; payments made for TJ search
  • taxes; customs search