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Enclosure: Thomas Jefferson’s Statement of Account with the Estate of Bathurst Skelton, [ca. 11 June 1810]

Enclosure

Statement of Account with the Estate of Bathurst Skelton

Articles of the personal estate of Bathurst Skelton decd which came to the hands of Th: Jefferson, & which stand in account to the credit of that estate.

 
 £ s d
1772. Jan. 18. By amount of houshold articles, as per inventory recorded 65–10–10½
1774. Apr. 16. By credit with T M Randolph for a gun of B.S. sold him by J. Wayles  10–15– 0
76– 5–10½

Articles of the personal estate of Bathurst Skelton decd which having been taken in execution for the judgment of Farrell & Jones, were bought at public sale for Th: Jefferson, & their amount accounted for by him to the exrs of John Wayles, who having paid the whole debt of B.S. to Farrell & Jones, recieved by themselves or their testator the proceeds of the sales.

1772. June 24. By purchased of the sheriff of Chas city for Th:J. at public sale £ s d
a case of mathematical instruments 13/ Ferguson’s astronomy 12/ 1–5–0
Cotton’s Virgil 2/6. Rod. Random 5/ the world 10/ Pope 26/ 2–3–6
a pipe of wine 41–0–0
44–8–6

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC: TJ Papers, 190:33834); entirely in TJ’s hand; undated.

Index Entries

  • astronomy; books on search
  • Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton’s principles (J. Ferguson) search
  • Cotton, Charles; Scarronides: or, Virgile Travestie search
  • Farell & Jones (British firm); B. Skelton’s account with search
  • Farell & Jones (British firm); J. Wayles’s account with search
  • Ferguson, James; Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton’s principles search
  • Gilliam v. Fleming; and settlement of accounts search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search
  • Ladd, Thomas; and Gilliam v. Fleming search
  • Pope, Alexander; TJ purchases works of search
  • Randolph, Thomas Mann (1768–1828) (TJ’s son-in-law; Martha Jefferson Randolph’s husband); mentioned search
  • Scarronides: or, Virgile Travestie (Cotton) search
  • Skelton, Bathurst; and Gilliam v. Fleming search
  • Wayles, John (TJ’s father-in-law); and Farell & Jones search
  • Wayles, John (TJ’s father-in-law); and Gilliam v. Fleming search
  • wine; TJ purchases from B. Skelton estate search