Thomas Jefferson Papers

Promissory Note from Thomas Jefferson to John Neilson, 11 April 1816

Promissory Note to John Neilson

On a settlement with John Nelson on the 16th of April 1809. there was then due to him from me four hundred and thirty five Dollars 75 cents with interest from that date till paid, the certificate of which then given him being said to be lost, I now give him this duplicate under my hand this 11th of April 1816.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi). Not recorded in SJL.

In 1820 TJ brought the settlement of his 1809 note with Neilson up to date by sending him “a new one for principal & interest 843.50” (TJ to Neilson, 31 May 1820; 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 , 2:1245, 1365).

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