Thomas Jefferson Papers

Martin Dawson & Company to Thomas Jefferson, 6 March 1814

From Martin Dawson & Company

Milton 6th March 1814

Dear Sir

We are favourd with your letter to the writer covering your Dft on Gibson & Jefferson for two hundred and eighty dollars, in his favr for Mr Craven Peytons Order on you for that sum per said Order receipted and under cover—for which you have our thanks—as respects your bond to Edmund Bacon in our hands, it is the property of John Bacon—when he may call for the money we Know not untill he calls, we shall have no use for the money

With Esteem Yo. Ob. Hu. Sevts

Martin Dawson & Co

RC (MHi); in Dawson’s hand; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre Monticello”; endorsed by TJ.

TJ’s letter to the writer is not recorded in SJL and has not been found. It presumably covered the draft on gibson & jefferson in favor of Dawson that TJ recorded on this date (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 , 2:1298). For the bond, see TJ’s Promissory Note to Edmund Bacon, 7 Apr. 1813.

Index Entries

  • Bacon, Edmund; TJ’s promissory note to search
  • Bacon, John; promissory note assigned to search
  • Dawson, Martin, & Co. (Milton firm); and TJ’s corn contract with C. Peyton search
  • Dawson, Martin, & Co. (Milton firm); letters from search
  • Dawson, Martin; letters from accounted for search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with C. Peyton search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Promissory Note to Edmund Bacon search
  • Peyton, Craven; corn contract with TJ search