Letter from Jefferson, Thomas to Col. Skipwith, concerning millet seed.

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Jefferson, Thomas. 1810. “Letter from Jefferson, Thomas to Col. Skipwith, concerning millet seed..” Special Collections, USDA National Agricultural Library. Accessed February 22, 2024, https://www.nal.usda.gov/exhibits/speccoll/items/show/509.

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Monticello Apr. 17. 10.
Dear Sir
Overhauling my seeds reminded me that I was to send you some Millet seed. it is now inclosed. put it into drills 3. or 4.F. apart so that you may conveniently plough it, and the stalks at 0.I. distance in the drill. it is planted immediately after corn

Colo[nel] Skipwith.

[Indorsed:] Skipwith Henry. Apr. 17.10.