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Thomas Jefferson to George Hay, 26 July 1813

To George Hay

Monticello July 26. 13.

Th: Jefferson presents his friendly respects to mr Hay and incloses him an order on Gibson & Jefferson for 50.D. for his services in the suit of Scott against him. he hopes it will be forced on at the first calling that he may be rid of the obligation which the purchaser required of him. he salutes mr Hay with friendship & respect.

PoC (DLC); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ. Enclosure not found.

The obligation required by Samuel J. Harrison, the purchaser of TJ’s Ivy Creek property, entitled him to a cash payment or a portion of TJ’s Poplar Forest tract if Samuel Scott’s claim to the former tract was sustained (Harrison to TJ, 13 Mar., 27 Apr. 1812; TJ to Harrison, 2 Apr. 1812; Mortgage of Campbell County Land to Samuel J. Harrison, 18 May 1812).

Index Entries

  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and legal services for TJ search
  • Harrison, Samuel Jordan; and TJ’s land dispute with S. Scott search
  • Hay, George; and TJ’s land dispute with S. Scott search
  • Hay, George; letters to search
  • Hay, George; TJ pays search
  • Ivy Creek (Campbell Co.); TJ sells lands on search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; dispute with S. Scott search
  • Scott, Samuel; TJ’s land dispute with search