Thomas Jefferson Papers

Francis Smith to Thomas Jefferson, 12 August 1813

From Francis Smith

Louisa 12th Augst 1813


I have Applyed to Mr L. Minor for the Ballance due me from Mr H. Markes estate being Ten Dollers 65 Cents—my Overlooker tells me he refered us to you.—I will take it as a favour to Send me the above ballance by the Bearer Peter—Mrs Markes Can informe you Respecting the Debt—to whome I send my respects

and am Sir your Most Obt

Francis Smith

I will Give Mr Minor a recpt

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Mr Thos Jefferson.—Albermarle. By Peter”; endorsed by TJ as received 16 Aug. 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and H. Marks’s estate search
  • Marks, Anne Scott Jefferson (TJ’s sister; Hastings Marks’s wife); and H. Marks’s estate search
  • Marks, Hastings (TJ’s brother-in-law; Anne Scott Jefferson Marks’s husband); estate of search
  • Minor, Lancelot; and H. Marks’s estate search
  • Peter (F. Smith’s slave) search
  • Smith, Francis; and H. Marks’s estate search
  • Smith, Francis; letters from search