Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Jones & Howell, 7 November 1807

Phila. 7th Nov. 1807

Respected Friend

We have your favor of the 1st Inst. and in reply, we may inform you that we have been promisd the remaining part of the Sheet Iron, from day to day and from week, until our patience is nearly exhausted and we fear yours is quite so. We saw the man this week and he promised us very faithfully it should be sent on in A few days and we hope it will. at all events, if it does not come very soon, we will try some other person.   We may also inform you we shall at all times attend to any orders of yours with pleasure for any articles you may want that this place affords and that is in our power to procure, and whether we Charge A Comission or not let that never deter you from requiring our services.

We now Inclose your bill of for

9 piggs €10.1.11 pigg lead at 10 50/100 per $ 108 .67
porterage  25
Commission on 105 at 2½ pct     2 .62
$ 111 .54

We are respectfully Your Friends

Jones & Howell

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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