Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson’s Account with William Ballard, [ca. 20 October 1815]

Account with William Ballard

[ca. 20 Oct. 1815]

Wm Ballard in account with Th: Jefferson

1815. Aug. 16. To cash of Th:J. 100.
Oct. 5. To order favor E. Bacon  16.50
To cash from Th: J. Randolph  50.
20. To do 200
1814. By service for this year 1814. £65 216.67
By a lock 1.50 D by 17. turkies 8.5 D  10.
By service for this year 1815 216.66

MS (MHi); entirely in TJ’s hand; undated; subjoined to MS of Agreement with William Ballard, 18 July 1813.

In addition to the $200 that Thomas Jefferson randolph paid Ballard on 20 Oct. on TJ’s behalf, between then and 28 Oct. 1815 Randolph paid Ballard the $76.83 still due to him. TJ reimbursed Randolph for his payments to Ballard on the latter 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 , 2:1315).

Index Entries

  • Bacon, Edmund; mentioned search
  • Ballard, William; account with TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with W. Ballard search
  • locks search
  • overseers; TJ’s accounts with search
  • Randolph, Thomas Jefferson (TJ’s grandson; Jane Hollins Nicholas Randolph’s husband); makes payments for TJ search
  • Tufton (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); overseers at search
  • turkeys; received as pay search