Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn, 21 October 1825

Custom House Boston October 21st 1825

Much respected Sir,

Your letter of the 13th inst. enclosing the bond &c, has been recd, also one from John Brockenbrough Esq— of Richmond enclosing a Draft on the New England Bank in this city for 885.8/100 Dollars which has been paid.—

On paying the premium notes for insurance I find that the charges for the policies were included in them, & therefore return you the two dollars, in a Draft from the New England Bank, on the Farmer’s Bank in Richmond.— I enclose the following named vouchers for the sums charged you.—

  No 1 Ropes Reed & Co. Freight bill $795.30
2 Henry Hooey’s bill 17.50
3 } Policies & premium notes paid 70.28
Draft on Farmers Bank in your favour 2.00
Dolls. 885.08

I am very happy to hear the Capitals reached Richmond in safety, & hope some day, to have the pleasure of beholding them surmounting their columns.—

With the highest respect I have the honor to be Yr Mo Obt Servt

H, A, S, Dearborne

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