Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 3 January 1822

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 3d Jany 1822

Dear sir

I yesterday recd from the custom House at Boston, thro’ Genl H. A. S. Dearborn, twenty five Boxes Wine & Oil for you, & also a Medal:—   The Wine & Oil I have this day forwarded by a careful Waggoner to Charlottesville, care Mr Jas Leitch:—the Medal I have retained, to send by some private hand, lest it should be lost.—all which I wish safe to hand.—

Very respectfully sir Your Mo: Obd:

Bernd Peyton

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ as received 6 Jan. 1822 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with Dft of TJ to James Barbour, 2 May 1824, on verso; addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Monticello Charlottesville”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 3 Jan.

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  • Belsunce de Castelmoron, Henri François Xavier de, bishop of Marseille; medal honoring search
  • Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell; as Boston customs collector search
  • food; olive oil search
  • Leitch, James; and packages for TJ search
  • medals; honoring H. F. X. de Belsunce de Castelmoron search
  • medals; sent to TJ search
  • oil; olive search
  • olives; oil search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and wine for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • Richmond, Va.; wagon carriage to and from search
  • wagons; transport goods to and from Richmond search
  • wine; sent to TJ search