Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Anthony, 12 January 1801

To Joseph Anthony

Washington Jan. 12. 1801.


I promised that on my return home I would examine & see what paiment I had made to mr Trumbull for the double pair of prints for which I paid you a moiety of the price. I found that on the 17th. Apr. 1790. I gave him an order on Leroy & Bayard, (we were then in New York) for six guineas which was paid & the order returned to me with his reciept & now in my possession. I presume therefore that the paiment I made you was the exact balance. I am Sir

Your humble servt

Th: Jefferson

RC (ViU). PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr. Joseph Anthony 94 Market str.”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso.

For the payment TJ made for the first half of his subscription to the engravings by John Trumbull, see TJ to Anthony, 6 May 1800, and MB description begins James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, Princeton, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 1:756.

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