Thomas Jefferson Papers

Frederick A. Mayo to Thomas Jefferson, 1 September 1822

From Frederick A. Mayo

Springhill Bindry near Richmond 
Sept 1—1822         

Hono: Sir

I have this Day delivered the Books to Capt Peyton and sincerely1 hope they may soone be received by your Honour;—The same time take the liberty of forwarding my Acount

Your humble Servant.

Frederick A Mayo

NB. I am realy sorrow that I have not yet2 been able to obtain the Dictionary before ordered, as it appairs to be out of print, the only chance will be, to get a Second hand Copie.

RC (MHi); with enclosure between signature and postscript; endorsed by TJ as received 4 Sept. 1822 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with Dft of TJ to Jonathan Thompson, 4 Dec. 1824, on verso; addressed: “The Hono: Thomas Jefferson Mounticello Virginia”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 2 Sept.

1Manuscript: “sinerely.”

2Manuscript: “jet.”

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