Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Winn to Thomas Jefferson, 10 May 1813

From John Winn

Charlottesville May 10th 1813


I am in want of about 3 pounds of white Lead which is not to be had in this place at present, if you have it & Can spare that quantity I will be very much Obliged to you & will either pay you for it or return it as you may wish, I am Sir

Respectfulley Your Ob. Sert

John Winn j[r]

RC (MHi); edge trimmed; addressed (one word illegible): “Thomas Jefferson esqr Monticello per Mr [Buney]”; endorsed by TJ as received 16 May 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

On 3 June 1813 TJ directed Edmund Bacon to pay $35.74 on his store account with Winn’s firm, Wayt & Winn (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1289).

Index Entries

  • Bacon, Edmund; pays Wayt & Winn search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; payments to Wayt & Winn search
  • lead; white search
  • Wayt & Winn (Charlottesville firm); TJ’s account with search
  • Winn, John; letters from search
  • Winn, John; requests lead from TJ search