. 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 together” because of
the high duties he would have to pay to bring the wine into England. He repeated 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, 175, 183–184.