Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Steuben, 2 February 1781

To Steuben

Feby. 2d. 1781.


General Arnold having left in the hands of Mr. Buchanan of this place twenty Guineas for purposes not approved of by us I am to beg leave to trouble you with the ordering it to be returned by flag.

I am with great respect Sir Your mo: ob: hble. Servant,

Th: Jefferson

RC (NHi); in a clerk’s hand, signed by TJ; addressed to Steuben, but without indication of place; endorsed. FC (Vi).

Nothing else is known concerning this sum of money left by Arnold in the hands of Mr. Buchanan of Richmond, but see Steuben to TJ, 15 Feb.

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