Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Bernard Peyton, 20 June 1822

To Bernard Peyton

Monticello June 20. 22.

Dear Sir

Presuming that herrings are now at market, I will thank you to send 6. barrels for me to Lynchbg, and 4 [bar.?] of herrings & 2. of shad to Milton. also a quarter ton of nailrod to Milton,

to wit  2. bundles  of 8d size,
2. do of 20d size
6  do of the intermediate sizes.

I must also request you to remit for me to John Laval Bookseller of Philadelphia 31. D 57 C when you procure a bill for the remittance to Williams of London, I should be glad to recieve a 4plicate to inclose to Appleton. affectly yours

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); on verso of a reused address cover from Thomas G. Watkins to TJ; one word faint; at foot of text: “Colo Peyton”; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • Appleton, Thomas; TJ pays search
  • fish; herring search
  • fish; shad search
  • fish; TJ purchases search
  • food; fish search
  • herring; TJ orders search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with J. Laval search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with T. Appleton search
  • Laval, John; TJ pays search
  • naileries; nail-rod and iron stock search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and fish for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and nail-rod for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters to search
  • Peyton, Bernard; payments made for TJ search
  • shad; TJ purchases search
  • Williams, Samuel (ca.1759–1841); and remittances to T. Appleton search