Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Taggert, 13 October 1806

Washington Oct. 13. 06


Your kind offers of service on a former occasion, & my being without any commercial correspondent in Philadelphia induces me to trouble you with the request to procure for me the articles below-mentioned, & to send them to Richmond to the address of Messrs. Gibson & Jefferson of that place. be so good also as to forward the bill of the cost & charges to myself & it shall be remitted without delay. Accept my salutations & assurances of great respect.

Th: Jefferson

1. tierce of linseed oil, say 44 galls.

250. lb of unground white lead

½of whiting

100. lb Spanish brown.

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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