Monticello Apr. 24. 07.
Supposing a special list of the packages & their contents may contribute to the easier recovery of my goods shipped from Washington & Alexandria for Richmond & said to be ashore in Princess Anne, I here subjoin it and pray your best endeavors to have them speedily and safely sent to this place, paying for me all proper charges. I salute you with affection.
|No. 1.||a barrel of white sugar.|
|2.||a cask, containing cheese & sundries.|
|3.||a cask. raisins, rice, loaf sugar.|
|4.||a keg. crackers.|
|5.||a cask of brandy cased|
|6.||7. 8. 9. 4. boxes containing 200. bottles cyder.|
|10.||11. 12. 3. barrels of potatoes.|
|13.||a box. of 36. beef’s tongues|
|14.||15. 2. barrels of bad cyder for vinegar.|
|16.||a box containg 12. boxes of prunes & tin of figs–|
|17.||a box containing 18. bottles of oil, 4. do. anchovies.|
|18.||19. 2. boxes. a doz. bottles Hungary wine in each.|
|20.||21. 2. boxes containg. 59. bottles syrup of punch.|
|22.||a box. books, paper, a print, some curiosities|
|23.||iron chimney facings in a box.|
|24.||25. . boxes of ornaments in lead for architecture.|
In some of the above (I know not which) are 50. lb. coffee. 10. lb. chocolate. 8. lb tea 10. lb barley. 6. lb currans;
MHi: Coolidge Collection.