Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James H. McCulloch, 23 December 1819

Custom House Balto Decr 23 1819

Dr Sir

The goods recd for you, to my care from Marseilles, were forwarded to Richmond yesterday by the Schr Spartan J Crighton Master, directed to Mr Gibson & notice given him by letter through the mail.

 The amt of duties, freight &c—follow.
Wine in cask 56 glls @ 15Cts Dr 8.40
in bottles 65 30 19.50
Bottles 342 @ 1 Cts 3.42
Raisins 50 lbs 3 1.50
Value & charges & Invo Macaroni fr39.72–12th/w 10perCt = D8.00 @ 15 perCt 1.20
Oil in bottles per 48. } Fr81.15th/w 10perCt = 89.26 = D17.00 @ 30 per 5.10
Anchovies 28. 80
Charges per Invo 4. 35 39.12
Freight pd T Tenant owner Bg Lady Monroe D24.75 } 26.50
Draya portera in reception & delivery 15 cases & 1 cask 1.75
Dr 65.62

From the appearance of the season, we draw a promise to which we trust in hope, that no great danger will be experienced from frost before their arrival at Richmond; where we trust also a willing care will be exerted to forward them to Monticello.

With all the good wishes that mix in public & private feelings towards you, I beg leave to subscribe Your frd & obt servt

Jas H McCulloch

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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