Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Penn to Thomas Jefferson, 28 May 1815

From James Penn

Lynchburg, May the 28th 1815


I have received by mr Goodman your Treasury Notes and have sent you in return $1400 in bank bills. You will find nearly $1,000 in Va Notes the balance in Columbia, Alexandria and Some few others on different Banks. The Columbia & Alexandria notes pass very currently and the others are only refused by those planters, who have but few transactions in town.

Yrs mo Obtly

J Penn

RC (ViU: TJP); endorsed by TJ as a letter from Archibald Robertson “by J. Penn” received 28 May 1815 and so recorded (with no mention of Penn) in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Bank of Alexandria; notes issued by search
  • Bank of Columbia search
  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); banknotes of search
  • banks; currency issued by search
  • banks; in Va. search
  • currency; exchange of search
  • Goodman, Jeremiah Augustus; as Poplar Forest overseer search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; exchanges Treasury notes search
  • Lynchburg, Va.; currency exchange at search
  • Penn, James (1794–1870); clerk for A. Robertson search
  • Penn, James (1794–1870); letters from search
  • Robertson, Archibald; exchanges currency for TJ search
  • Robertson, Archibald; letters from search
  • Treasury Department, U.S.; treasury notes search
  • Virginia; banks in search