Thomas Jefferson Papers

Joseph Jones to Thomas Jefferson, 8 June 1822

From Joseph Jones

Collrs office Petersburg June 8th 1822


The Ship Scipio S Drummond master, has arrived at this Port from Liverpool. In the manifest of said Ship there is a Box containing a portrait, addressed to you; as I know of no agent of yours in this place—you will be so good as to advise in what way it may be forwarded.

I am Sir, with great Respect your obt Servt

Joseph Jones Collr

RC (DLC); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Jones; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 6 June 1822 received a week later and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to James Ronaldson, 18 July 1822, on verso; addressed in a different clerk’s hand: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; stamped; postmarked Petersburg, 10 June.

For the contents of the box from Liverpool, see James Boardman to TJ, 16 Jan. 1822.

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