Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Jonathan Thompson, [18] January 1822

To Jonathan Thompson

Monticello Jan. 17. [18] 22.

Dear Sir

Your favor of the 4th is now at hand, and I this day write to Colo Peyton, my correspondent in Richmond to remit you the sum of 15. D 91 C amount of duties and charges on my books from Paris, which will be done with no other delay than may be necessary to procure a bill. he has not yet advised me of the arrival of the books, but have no doubt he will recieve them by the first conveyance. I repeat to you my thanks for these your kind offices and the assurance of my great esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover of Benjamin Morgan to TJ, 12 July 1820; misdated; at foot of text: “Jonathan Thompson esq.”; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 18 Jan. 1822 and so recorded in SJL.

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  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; works sent to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with J. Thompson search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and books for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; payments made for TJ search
  • taxes; customs search
  • Thompson, Jonathan; account with TJ search
  • Thompson, Jonathan; as collector at New York search
  • Thompson, Jonathan; letters to search