Monticello Aug. 3. 21
Your favor of the 24th came to hand on the 19th Inst, but I have not been able to See my grandson till this day. I now enclose you his receipt for the Fredericksburg check on the bk of Virginia for 500D. he says it will render very signal service at this time to the family. the quarter from which it will be unknown to till my death when his possession of my papers will of course disclose it to him. I salute you with affectionate friendship & respect
Original once mine, given to Mrs Andrews (Shrwin daghter)
NHi: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.