Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Oldham to Thomas Jefferson, 29 July 1822

From James Oldham

University July 29. 1822.

Dear Sir

I have examened the Lumber at the Mills of Jonethan Mechick, Jesse Garth, J. Owens and John Rodes, nether of these have any Lumber on hand that would sute your perpose, this day week being Court day will be an Opertunity to asertain if any can be gotten which I will be certain to attend to.

With Grate Respect I Am Sir your Obt Servent

J; Oldham

RC (CSmH: JF); addressed (trimmed): “Thos Jefferson [Esqr?] Monticell[o]”; endorsed by TJ, with his additional notations beneath endorsement:

“Mechick ) saw mills.”

jonethan mechick: Jonathan Michie.

Index Entries

  • Albemarle County, Va.; sawmills in search
  • Albemarle County Court, Va. search
  • building materials; lumber search
  • building materials; plank search
  • Garth, Jesse; sawmill of search
  • lumber; for Monticello search
  • Michie, Jonathan; sawmill of search
  • Oldham, James; and plank for TJ search
  • Oldham, James; letters from search
  • Owens, J.; sawmill of search
  • Rodes, John; sawmill of search
  • sawmills; in Albemarle Co. search