Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Bernard McMahon, 10 April 1807

Philadelphia April 10th 1807.


I was much surprized this day, to find that Mr. Duane did not proceed to Washington as he informed me he would when I had the pleasure of writing to you last, nor can he now for a few days; therefore, tomorrow I will forward the larger box by the stage, and the smaller by the mail. I am very sorry that I did not take this method at first.

I have several sorts growing of the seeds you were pleased to send me, among which are four varieties of Currants, and I am confident that I shall have plants from every kind I received.

I am Sir, With respect and esteem Your Sincere Wellwisher

Bernd. McMahon

P.S. I am not at all apprehensive that the plants will suffer by this delay, as they are very carefully packed.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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