Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Joel Yancey, 26 October 1819

Bedford 26th Octr 1819

Dr Sir

Mr Bishop sets off this morning with Billy for charlottsvill, I have directed him to have him put in jail, and take the jailers receipt to you, I have paid him 5 dollars, and you will owe him the balance for taking him down, Hanahs Billy arrived here on Friday last, Mr Bishop is to be our overseer at Tomahawk next year, and Robert Miller at B. Creek, we shall finish sowing wheat about the middle next month. shall we then begin the Canal for the mill?

yrs sincerely

Joel Yancey

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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