Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Charles Yancey, 29 August 1814

To Charles Yancey

Monticello Aug. 29. 14.


An express of the name of Roddie, to whom Capt Samuel Carr furnished a horse, promised to leave him at your house. in the mean time Capt Carr being suddenly called on with his troop, I have furnished him with a horse, and he has given me the inclosed order to recieve his, for which the bearer now waits on you with the assurances of my respects.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover to TJ; at foot of text: “Mr Yancey”; endorsed by TJ. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • Carr, Samuel (TJ’s nephew); loans horse search
  • horses; S. Carr loans search
  • horses; TJ loans search
  • Roddy (Rody, Roddie), Mr.; as express rider search
  • Yancey, Charles; and S. Carr’s horse search
  • Yancey, Charles; letters to search