Thomas Jefferson Papers

Jonathan Thompson to Thomas Jefferson, 26 January 1822

From Jonathan Thompson

Custom House New York Collectors Office Jany 26th 1822—

Dear Sir,

I have rec’d by the Mail of this morning from Mr Bernard Peyton of Richmond fifteen dollars & 91100 being the amt of duties, freight &c on the case of books rec’d per the Ship Imperial from France, & forwarded to him by your request.—

I am sir respectfully Your Obt Servt
Jonathan Thompson

RC (MHi); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Thompson; at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esq. Monticello Virginia”; endorsed by TJ as received 31 Jan. 1822 and so recorded in SJL.

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