Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Bernard Peyton, 27 June 1822

Richd 27th June 1822—

Dr Sir

I omitted in my last to enclose a triplicate of the bill of exchange, forwarded to Mr Williams of London, and do so now under cover herewith.

I paid your curtail of $500 at the Farmers Bank this day it being taken off your $2500 note instead of the $4,000.—  I have heard nothing yet of your bundle from Petersburg or from Mayo, nor have I been able to forward your herrings and shad to Milton, I will do so the first opportunity—

Very respectfully Sir Your Mo. Obd:

B. Peyton

P.S. The writer of this is desired to say that Mr Peyton’s pen hand is so much crippled he cannot write—


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