Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 1 July 1822

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 1 July 1822.

Dear Sir

My last letter will carry you the bill of exchange, which I carelessly omitted in the one preceding it.   I hand herewith your ℀ current to date, agreeable to your request, which I have no doubt will be found correct.—   Your last dft: favor A Robertson for $66 has not yet appeared, nor has the bundle or bill from Petersburg yet appeared.—   I have found no Boat to take your Herrings Shad & Nail Rods to Milton, & Of course have not perchased them—they will be sent by the first Boat—

In haste

Very respectfully sir Your Mo Obd Sevt

B. Peyton

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Monticello Charlottesville”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 1 July; endorsed by TJ as received 5 July 1822 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • fish; herring search
  • fish; shad search
  • food; herring search
  • food; shad search
  • herring; sent to TJ search
  • naileries; nail-rod and iron stock search
  • Peyton, Bernard; account with TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and fish for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and nail-rod for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search
  • Peyton, Bernard; payments made for TJ search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search
  • Robertson, Archibald; TJ pays search
  • shad; TJ purchases search