Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Richards, 11 May 1811

To Thomas Richards

Monticello May 11. 11.


I have duly recieved your favor of Apr. 23. Mr Shoemaker’s lease of the Shadwell mills does not expire till this day twelvemonth. in the mean time however he has sold the residue of it, after the present month to a mr McKenny of Culpeper. no renewal of the lease will probably take place till towards the close of the present term. I am Sir

Your humble servt

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr Thomas Richards”; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • McKinney, James; and Shadwell mills search
  • Richards, Thomas; and Shadwell Mill search
  • Richards, Thomas; letters to search
  • Shadwell mills; lease of search
  • Shoemaker, Jonathan; and mismanagement of Shadwell Mill search