Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Threlkeld, 23 November 1807

Nov 23 [1807]

Mr Threlkeld is much Obliged to Mr Jefferson for the trees & seeds he has the honor to Send him six Peach Apricots from the tree Mr Jefferson had at Hepburns Marked No 1 two Apricot fruit said to be Large from the Bishop of Bourdeaux’s Garden No 2 & two Peach trees the fruit the finest Mr T ever Saw Peches not Paries, No 3 they are all he has fit to send Mr T received from a Lady near Bourdeaux abt a month ago & they are now in the Ground 4 doz; Peach Apricot Stones the Lady says Eat by herself & put up so that I may be sure of the Kinds & to use her own words Plus de 8 frances francois dans sa plus Grande & 7½ dans Sa plus Petit Circonference some prunes De Rune Cloude The best Kind she says in France & another Kind Called Prunes De Dattes the most beautiful in appearance but not Equal in taste if they Succeed Mr. T begs Mr Jeffersons Acceptance of some of them

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