Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Leitch to Thomas Jefferson, 9 April 1816

From James Leitch

Charlottesville April 9th 16


Under Cover you have $325100 having Overpaid Chas Stewart that sum to day for Butter. I had taken a part of the Butter for my Own Use which he was not apprised of


Jas Leitch

RC (MHi); dateline beneath signature; addressed: “Thos Jefferson Esqre Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 Apr. 1816 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • butter; sent to TJ search
  • food; butter search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with J. Leitch search
  • Leitch, James; account with TJ search
  • Leitch, James; letters from search
  • Leitch, James; TJ orders goods from search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); butter for search
  • Stewart, Charles; prepares accounts for J. Leitch search