Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Penn (for Archibald Robertson) to Thomas Jefferson, 29 September 1815

From James Penn (for Archibald Robertson)

Lynchburg, september 29th, 1815


I have received yours of this date enclosing a draft on Gibson & Jefferson for $387. You will find, by examining your statement, a Small error in the addition The different orders mentioned, only two of which have been yet1 presented, amount to $386.98 instead of $368.98; the other three will be attended to with pleasure upon application. Wrought nails of the description you wanted, could not be precured, I have therefore sent cuts.

Verey respectfully, Yr mo Obt srvt

J Penn for A Robertson

RC (MHi); in Penn’s hand; at foot of text: “Mr Thomas Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Robertson received 29 Sept. 1815 and so recorded in SJL.

1Word interlined.

Index Entries

  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with A. Robertson search
  • nails; purchased by TJ search
  • Penn, James (1794–1870); clerk for A. Robertson search
  • Penn, James (1794–1870); letters from search
  • Robertson, Archibald; account with TJ search
  • Robertson, Archibald; and nails for TJ search
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