Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Brown, 15 September 1792

From James Brown

Richmond 15th Septr 1792

Dear Sir

I am favord with your letter of the 11th: per Mr: Munro, by which Gentleman I now send you Fifty Dollars in Gold, you Might as well have made it 100 Dollars in case of Accidents.

I note what you write on the Subject of your Crop of Tobacco which is pleasing. My letters from London as late as the 23d: July give me great hopes you will get a good price for your Tobacco. Messrs: Donald & Burton have uniformly urged their friends to Std:1 ¼ or ⅓ d. of their Crops, which I beg leave to recommend to you. With Much Respect I am Dear Sir Your Obt. Hle. St

James Brown

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 17 Sep. 1792 and so recorded in SJL.

1That is, to stem. See TJ to Bowling Clark, 21 Sep. 1792.

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