Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Oldham to Thomas Jefferson, [by 29 July 1822]

From James Oldham

[by 29 July 1822]

Deare Sir

I expect to se Mr Mechick tomorrow or the day after, and if he has any Plank that will anser your memorandom I will get it brought in immediately and inform you of it.

With Grate Respect I am Sir your Obt Sevt

J; Oldham

RC (CSmH: JF); undated, but probably composed prior to Oldham’s letter to TJ of 29 July 1822; addressed: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; with apparently unrelated calculations by TJ on address leaf; endorsed by TJ.

mr mechick: Jonathan Michie. By your memorandom, Oldham may have meant a version of TJ’s Notes on Tin and Plank for Monticello, [by 29 July 1822].

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