Monticello Apr. 9. 20.
I this morning recieve your favor of the 6th inst. informing me of the omission of the curtailment of 80.D. in your of Mar. 30. and leaving in your hands a balance of 57.D. only, instead of 137.75 to which I pay due attention. about a week ago Johnson set out with 30. barrels of flour, which you probably recieve about this time. when recieved I will ask the favor of you to remit to Messrs Leroy & Bayard 125.D. on my account. the same curtailment having rendered a reduced note necessary for the bank of Virginia. I inclose you one for 1450.D.
I have a millrent of 60. Barrels of flour quarterly & quarterly payable. being a rent in kind instead of cash, it is punctually paid on the 1st days of Jan. April, July, and Octob. and will be in your hands generally on those days. I set these apart from any other except discounts and curtailments and shall consider their only in making draughts for other purposes. I salute you with constant friendship and respect.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.