. On 27 May, JA
had asked Jefferson to direct his wine merchant, Anthony Garvey,
to stop the shipment of all of his wine “except one Case of Madeira and Frontenac
because of the high duties he would have to pay to bring the wine into England. He
this request with even greater urgency on 7 June. Jefferson had reported his initial
difficulty in executing this order in his letter of 2 June. Jefferson, Papers
, 8:166, 172–173,
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