Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to James Leitch, 19 January 1822

To James Leitch

Jan. 19. 22.

a sifter

10 ℔ rice


RC (ViU: TJP); written on a small scrap; dateline at foot of text; between signature and dateline: “Mr Leitch.” Not recorded in SJL.

Leitch’s records indicate that on this day TJ purchased by order “10lb rice” at “9d” a pound and “1 wire Sifter” at “6/–” for a total of $2.25 (Leitch Daybook description begins MS daybook of Charlottesville merchant James Leitch, 2 Mar. 1820–8 May 1823, ViCMRL, on deposit ViU, bound volume with ruled paper, in a clerk’s hand description ends , p. 356).

Index Entries

  • household articles; sifters search
  • Leitch, James; extracts from daybook of search
  • Leitch, James; letters to search
  • Leitch, James; TJ orders goods from search
  • rice; TJ orders search
  • sifters; wire search