Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Rea, 2 March 1808

Washington Mar. 2. 1808.

Drapery for the tops of 4. windows (no curtains being desired) somewhat in the stile here drawn.

Of crimson damask silk, lined with green and a yellow fringe. there are in the House of representatives 2. small prints with drapery in this style, which will give a just idea of what is desired. the architraves of the windows are exactly 6. feet from out to out.

Th: Jefferson asks the favor of mr Rea to furnish him with the above at any time within the course of the present month.

. . ./ afterwards agreed they should be of other silk; and to forward them in a trunk from Phila. in a stage.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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