Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Philadelphia Committee of Superintendence to Daniel Coxe, 29 June 1826



Jefferson fund

To Daniel W. Coxe Esq. member of the Committee of Superintendance.—


In pursuance of certain resolutions adopted by the Town meeting, at Philadelphia, on Tuesday 27th June 1826, Each member of the Committee has been authorized and requested, to receive from his fellow Citizens, or from any Society in the City or County of Philadelphia, or from any part of the State, Subscriptions, without limitation of amount, for the personal relief of the Venerable Thomas Jefferson.

And by a resolution adopted, Each member is requested to pay over to the undersigned, the Amount of his Collections.

Philada 29th June 1826

E. L. Burd
Treasurer of the Committee of Superintendance


William Short $500. paid & received by the Treasurer



Levett Harris $100. paid & received by the Treasurer

John Steele Dr $100—

John Connelly Dr $100



William Jones $50. paid

Dan. W. Coxe $50 paid

Tho. Cadwalader $50. paid & received by the Treasurer

N Biddle $50.

Manuel Eyre 50 Drs

Guy Bryan 50 Drs paid



Josiah Randall $25 paid

John Vaughan $25 paid & received by the Treasurer

John Sergeant Drs 25 paid

John A Brown—$25 paid

Lewis Clapier Drs 25 paid

William Stevenson Drs 25 paid

J: Ridgway—$25 Paid

Dr Chapman $25


hugh Colhoun pd Ten Dollars—

Jno. McCrea / Ten Dollars

Jacob L heny paid Ten Dollars

Pr Ls Langerenne Pd Ten dollars


Silas E. Weir—Dr 20—

R. W. Meercle paid—10

Bruguire & Teissiere pd—10—

June 29 recd J. Sergeant 25
30 L. Clapier 25
J. A. Brown 25
H. Colhoun 10
July  1 J. Sperry 10
Mr Langerenne 10
 3 Bruger & Teissiere 10
 4 Wm Stevenson 25
Jacob Ridgway 25
R W. Meade 10
 8 Guy Bryan 50
paid over to E. J. Burd Esqr Treasurer July 11. 1826 Recd  225
not recd  80
Drs  305

Received 11th July 1826 of D. W. Coxe Esquire two hundred & twenty five Dollars the amount of such of the above subscriptions as have been actually paid to him—by the Contributors—It is understood that Eighty Dollars part of the above sum of three hundred & five Dollars have not yet been received by him—


E. L. Burd
Treasurer of the Committee &c

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