Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from David Gelston, 2 September 1820

New York Sep: 2d 1820—

Dear Sir,

I am now favored with your letter of the 27th ult: with the invoice of the books.—the invoice I now return,

The amount of duties is $ 555 I have paid freight $2 20/100—

The first good opportunity to Richmond I shall ship the books, and drop you a line at the time, and give you the name of the Vessel and the captain.—

with great truth & esteem I am, Dear Sir, sincerely your’s

David Gelston

paid duties 5 .55
fret 2 .20 $7 .75/100

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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