Thomas Jefferson Papers

Jonathan Thompson to Thomas Jefferson, 4 January 1822

From Jonathan Thompson

Customhouse New York Collectors Office Jan 4. 1822

Dear Sir

I rec’d per the mail your letter of 23 Ult. with the Invoice of the case of Books rec’d per the Ship Imperial from Havre—   I have caused the Duties to be estimated & the freight & other expenses paid & will forward the case by the first Vessel to your correspondent Capt. Bernard Peyton Richmond, as heretofore directed—The Invoice is herewith returned & subjoined is an account of the expenses &cwith great respect am your Obt Servt

Jonathan Thompson

RC (MHi); on a sheet folded to form four pages, with letter on p. 1, enclosed account on p. 3, and address on p. 4; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esq late President of the U States Monticello Virginia”; endorsed by TJ as received 10 Jan. 1822 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: TJ’s Invoice of Books from de Bure Frères, 24 Aug. 1821. Other enclosure printed below.

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