Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Hemings, 11 December 1821

Dec tusday 11th 21


Plese to examon the boy befor he Leves hear that he starts right he must Carey the same mules a collar fore each and one Pair of tuge harnes all the rest of the things is at Poplar forest I shul be ready to Leave Poplar forest on the 18th ate any rate I shud wish the boy to gite to Popla forest on the 17th early a noughf fore an early starte the next day puting the architrave on the skey Light has made all the in Provement amagenible I have finish the roome all to a Little of the ser base which I shal geit Done in 2 days mour the boys is Dressing the shingels and the othar jobs be four me.

Sir I am your servant

John Hemings

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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