Thomas Jefferson Papers

Cesario Bias (for Bernard Peyton) to Thomas Jefferson, 9 April 1822

From Cesario Bias (for Bernard Peyton)

Richmond April 9th 1822

Dr sir

By Mr Johnson you will receive 2 Boxes Busts1 which have been delivered to him in good order, if so delivered to you please pay Freight as is customary.

Very respectfully Your Mo: Obt:
Bernard Peyton
By Cesario Bias

2 Boxes

RC (MHi); postscript adjacent to closing; addressed: “Mr Th: Jefferson Montisello”; with notations by TJ on verso: “Wren Aug. 5. pd Wren 1.D.”

On 5 Aug. 1822 TJ recorded paying a Mr. Wren $1 for “bringing up busts” (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1388).

1Manuscript: “Bursts.”

Index Entries

  • Bias, Cesario; as clerk for B. Peyton search
  • Bias, Cesario; letters from search
  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • Cardelli, Peter (Pietro); bust of J. Madison search
  • Cardelli, Peter (Pietro); bust of J. Monroe search
  • Johnson, Mr. (boatman); transports goods search
  • Madison, James (1751–1836); P. Cardelli’s bust of search
  • Monroe, James (1758–1831); P. Cardelli’s bust of search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search
  • sculpture; P. Cardelli’s busts search
  • Wren, Mr. (boatman) search