Thomas Jefferson Papers

Jeremiah Yancey (for Charles Yancey) to Thomas Jefferson, 30 August 1814

From Jeremiah Yancey (for Charles Yancey)

Hopefull Mills Albemarle 30th Aug: 14.


The express of the name of Rody was here this morning, and said that he, promised capt Samuel Carr, to leave his horse at this place, provided that he could get another here, he made all the exertions that was in his power, but could not succeed1 consequently he rode capt carrs horse, on to charlottesville, where he said he intended to leave him, I am with due respect yours &c.

Jeremiah Yancey Jr
agent for
C yancey

RC (DLC); entirely in Jeremiah Yancey’s hand; addressed: “Tho: Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Charles Yancey received 30 Aug. 1814 and so recorded in SJL.

1Manuscript: “secede,” reworked from an illegible word.

Index Entries

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