Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Armistead Burwell, 17 September 1808

September 17th 1808—

Dr sir,

I have Sent you a peice of Woollen Cloth made in the County of Montgomery from the Wool of the Mry. Sheep—spun, wove, full’d & dyed there—

I am informed much of this kind of Cloth is made there—for comfort & durability if not elegance it may be compared with the cloth of any country—

W A Burwell

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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