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The Subscriber agrees with m r Jefferson to go Immediately to Charlottsville , & there to work faithfully, upon the Central College at the Rate of five Dollars ⅌ Day & his Diet, found, Knight finds his own Lodging. m r Jefferson to pay Knight , five Dollars ⅌
A Bill for the establishment of an University.     Be it declared by the General assembly of Virginia that the conveyance of the lands and other property appur t aining to the Central college in the county of Albemarle which has been executed by the Proctor thereof under authority of the subscribers and founders , to the President and Directors of the literary fund , is hereby accepted, for...
Not a single samel brick to be used not more than 2 bots in ten bricks the bond to be header & stretcher through the whole thickness and in every course of bricks to be solidly grouted the cement ⅔ sand & ⅓ lime sand the wall to be ½ a brick thicker than in the drawings to be added inside—the outer bricks uniform in colour and of the colour of Pavilions 2 and 4—the brick work to be contracted...
Memms of an agreement between Tho s Jefferson & Tho s J. Randolph for the lease of the Tufton & Lego plantations of the sd Th: Jefferson with all the negroes, stock and utensils upon them. The lease is to continue five years. the negroes are to be maintained, clothed and their taxes and levies paid by the lessee,
Know all men by these presents that we Wilson Cary Nicholas, Thomas Jefferson, and Thomas Jefferson Randolph, all of the county of Albemarle are held and firmly bound to the President, Directors and company of the Bank of the United States at Richmond in the sum of forty thousand dollars, to be paid to the said President Directors and company & their successors, their certain attorney or...
a list of taxable property in Albemarle county Feb. 1. 1823, for which the subscriber is responsible ? 2597. acres of land ? 56. slaves above 12. years of age 1. Landau horses and mules. MHi .
1. U.S. Register—for 1822— 1824/102 Memo—Thomas Boylston Adams—Junr, To be entered as a Candidate for admission as a Cadet at West Point— DNA : RG 94—Records Relating to the U.S. Military Academy.
Memorandum of a contract made and entered into this 29 th day of July 1823 between Robert Rives. Joseph C. Cabell and Thomas Napier Jun r Commissioners appointed by the Court of Nelson County on monday the 28 th July 1823 to make a contract for the building of a new Jail, of the one part: and William B. Phillips of the other part. It is agreed between the aforesaid parties that the said...
In account with the Agricultural Society of Albemarle. Dr. Cr. {1817} To this sum due the By Cash paid {I A Coles} { 10 } {Octr:} Society on the day of your admission—see rule 19th. {5} Treasurer of the Society. {1818} To this sum due the Society on the first day of the succeeding regular autumnal meeting, do. {5} {By do. sent} {1819.} {Do. Do. Do.} {
In every age of the world, of which we have record or tradition, it has been deemed just and wise to manifest respect for the memory of those whose lives have been beneficial to their country. To plant the seeds of patriotism and virtue by holding up their bright examples on public benefactors, for the imitation of others. Under governments where the will of one alone stands for law, the duty...
State of the funds of the University Jan. 1. 1825. Due on Annuity of 1823 800 Debt from the Library fund 6,000 Debts due to individuals 6,144. Annuity 15,000 To be remitted to Italy for capitals, bases, pavem t 3,000. Bank loan on credit of arrearages of sbscrpt ns 5,000 Ordinary current expences of the year 3,500. Residuum of sperate arrearages (3426) ½ y s
Extract of a letter from Th: Jefferson to — I have read Col o Taylor’s book of ‘Constructions construed’ with great satisfaction, and, I will say, with edification; for I acknolege it has corrected some errors of opinion into which I had slidden, without sufficient examination. it is the most logical retraction of our governments to the original and true principles of the constitution creating...
IN THE PRESS, AND WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE COURSE OF THE PRESENT YEAR, By Abraham Small , No. 112 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia , TRANSACTIONS OF THE Historical and Literary Committee of the American Philosophical Society , Held at Philadelphia for promoting Useful Knowledge. VOL. I. A bout
At a meeting of the Visitors of the University of Virginia at the said University on Monday the 29 th day of March 1819. being the day prescribed by the Governor for their first meeting, James Madison, Joseph C. Cabell, Chapman Johnson, James Breckenridge, Robert Taylor, John H. Cocke and Thomas Jefferson attended. The board proceeding to the duties prescribed to them by the act of the General...
Thomas Jefferson Detf vs Rivanna Company Defts ✓ Daniel Colclasher One days Attendance 25 ✓ Ambrose Flannagan one days Attendance and travelling 10 Miles 85 William Bacon one days Attendance 25 ✓
At a meeting of the Visitors of the University of Virginia by special call on Thursday the 29 th of November 1821. at the University, two members only attending, towit Thomas Jefferson and Chapman Johnson, they adjourned to the next day. November 30. present Thomas Jefferson, Chapman Johnson, James Madison & John Hartwell Cocke. The board being informed that of the 60,000. D. permitted to be...
Pavilions N o I. Doric of Diocletian’s baths from Chambray II. Ionic, with dentils from the temple of Fortuna Virilis. Palladio. III. Corinthian. Palldio. IV. Doric of Albano. from Chambray. V. Ionic with modillions. Palladio’s. VI. Ionic of the Theatre of Marcellus. dentils. Chambray VII. Doric of Palladio. with mutules. VIII. Corinthian of Diocletian’s Baths, from Chambray. IX.
Resolved that the sum of $30900 be bound to the Rector & Visitors of the University of Virginia in pursuance of the provisions of the Act of Ass y passed the 24 feb y last, upon the said Rector & V. entering into bond according to Law to carry interest from the 5 th day of Feb y 1822 DLC .
Letter not found. 28 March 1818. Described as an autograph letter, signed, in Stan. V. Henkels Catalogue No. 975 (8–9 April 1908), item 583.
Notes for the consideration of the Visitors. This Report proposes to the Legislature. qu. 1820.? 1. to cancel the loan authorised & transform it into an approprian of 60,000 . 2. to relieve the present annuity from the further charge of buildings 45,000 3. to appropriate of the Literary fund for building the Library 40,000 145,000 4. to enlarge the annuity to the full establmt of the law. [say...
Whereas the said John Adams has this day, by his deed duly executed and acknowledged, conveyed all the Estate in belonging to him Quincy, known by the name of the Mount Wollaston Farm, to the said John Quincy Adams, his Heirs, and Assigns, in fee simple; now the Condition of this Obligation is such that if the said John Quincy Adams, his Executors or Administrators, shall from and after the...
Boston, 27. Oct—1826. Pay to A. B. Johnson & A. L. S Johnson or Bearer, Three Thousand— Dolls. — cts. 3.000 Dolls. — cts. Josiah Quincy Exeor of John Adams Boston, 3 October 1826 Pay to Samuel Savil or Bearer, Three hundred and twelve Dolls. 49
This Indenture made on the 28 th day of March 1818 between Thomas Jefferson of the one part and Martin Dawson of the other both of the County of Albemarle Witnesseth that the said Thomas in consideration of the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars to him in hand paid by the sd Martin hath given granted bargained and sold unto the said Martin a certain parcel of land in the same County...
Silver Plate 3640 Desk 80 Screens 150 Commode 40 Curtains 50 Tables 25 Presses 40 Commode 20 Matrass 20 Toilette 70
1821. Feb. D. ✓ Waigt about 200 ✓ Higgenbotham 150 .90 1820. Mar. ✓ Dawson for Gilmer. 75. Meeks. 18.35 93 .35 ✓ Watson. for Meeks
In the agreem t signed by mr Brockenbrough and inclosed to me by mr Coffee, and again returned to him, under Pavilion N o 1. the words ‘lead to be paid for extra’ and under Pavilion N o 2. the words ‘the whips of lead to be pd for extra’ are expressly inserted in the body of the description [various notes by TJ] : 3/6. N.Y. = .43¾ Coffee 413.34 Br. 382.39 pack g 13.64 396.03 lead
“ Lord, now let thy Servant depart in Peace, for mine eyes have seen thy salvation .” ON the late festive day, it was mentioned by many citizens who had called in the morning to pay their respects to the venerated Sage, at his residence in Quincy, that his eventful life was rapidly ebbing, but few thought the bright day which was then passing would be his last. Intelligence of his demise was...
Farmers Bank due 15/18 March $1,400.00 do do do 5/8 April 3 200.00 United States Bank do 18/21 do 2 250.00 do do
1817   Operations at & for the College July 18. a. the place s at which the theodolite was fixed being the center of the Northern square, and the point destined for some principal building in the level of the square l.m n.o. the fall from a. to d. 18.f. ₒ from a. to d  the bearing magnetically S. 21. W add for variation  2 ½ S.
Coppy Courses and distances run the 28 th Novr. 1817. for roads. Begining at the house and Runing 1.   S 66 E. 100 po. 2. N. 81 E 12 po. to a branch 3. S 80 E 22 po. 4. S 51 E. 13 po. 5. S 74 E 42 po. to a fork. thence 6. S 64 E 20 po.
Those who, by a vote of the faculty, shall have been deemed qualified to become candidates for Diplomas, at the examination which is to close the session of the year, may be permitted to wear gowns in ordinary during the year. he who fails to obtain the Diploma at a first trial, may wear his Candidate’s gown thro’ another session, at the judgment and discretion of the Faculty, but not after a...
Annual income of the University D The Annuity 15,000. Rent of 6. Hotels @ 150.D. each 900. of 100. dormitories @ 16.D 1,600. of 9. d o smaller @ 12.D 108. University rent on 218.D. @ 12.D. each 2,616 20,224. Annual expences D Bursar’s commission on 20,244.D. 202.24 Proctor’s salary
1819. May 24. Th: J. in acc. with P. Gibson D Feb. 8. balance in fav r P. Gibson to acc t rend d 724.13 this included sales of 386.12 flour from 1818 Aug. 25–Oct. 30 16. order in fav r Lietch 108.33 20 Mallory for duties 133.44
I hereby Certify that the Barer David Whitehead is a Native of the Town in which I Live he is of a reputable Famely who I was well acquainted with I have but a Slight personel Acquaintenc withe the barer but never heard any thing of him to his disadvantage and From his general Carector think him Deserving the Esteem of Such as he may Fall among he being about going to the Northard Tr ( MHi );...
PROPOSAL for CONTINUING THE PUBLICATION of the Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society. THE work will be commenced as soon as sufficient encouragement is obtained, and continued at indefinite periods, as materials shall be collected. It will be published in numbers, of such a size as may be conveniently formed into volumes corresponding with that already published. The...
Mem dm of Hugh Chisholm’s Prises for Plaistering and finding all Materials lathing & Plaistering one Coat $ .34 two Do and whitewashing .50 three Do with plaister of paris .67 on Brick walls one Coat .17 two Do and white washing .34 three Do with Plaister of Paris .50 ViU
1820–21. Wollen shirting blankets beds hat summer cloth Barnaby. 5 ½ 7 1 great coats are given this year to Jerry,
No 1. Dr. The Executors of the last will & testament of John Adams To Cash in hands of Miss Smith 520 00 do of D. Spear Sale of Salt Grass 166 25 Carried forward $ 686 25 in Acct with his Estate Cr By Cash paid Haskell & Whitney No 1. 131 04 " " M Knight, Mourning 2.
This Indenture tripartite of exchange, bargain and sale made on the 28 th day of March 1818 between Eli Alexander of the one part and Thomas Jefferson of the other, both of the County of Albemarle Witnesseth, that wherein the said Eli hath become seised and possessed by lawful conveyances in fee simple of certain portions of land in the said County of Albemarle , near or adjacent to the town...
I did not become acquainted with Dr. Franklin till after his return from France and election to the Chief Magistracy of Pennsylvania. During the session of the Grand Convention, of which he was a member and as long after as he lived, I had opportunities of enjoying much of his conversation, which was always a feast to me. I never passed half an hour in his company without hearing some...
Edward H Robbins Esquire Judge of the Probate of Wills, and for granting Letters of Administration on the Estates of Persons deceased, having goods, chattels, rights or credits in the County of Norfolk within the Commonwealth aforesaid. To all unto whom these Presents shall come greeting. Know Ye, That upon the day of the date hereof, before Me at a Court of Probate, held at Dedham, in the...
Estimate of grain from Oct. 1. 19 to July 7. 20 49 weeks Bar- 90. persons from Oct. 1. to July 7. 20.—40. weeks @ 4½ B. a week, 480 70. hogs to be fattened @ 1½ Bar. apiece 105 9. breeding sows @ 1. pint a day from Dec. 1. to Mar. 10. 100. day 3 60. shoats @ ½ pint a day 100. 9 ½ pigs
The only merit of Cardelli’s busts of Madison & Monroe is a strikingly faithful resemblance. The drawing of the busts sin against all rules of nature and art. mr Causici has therefore offered me to execute them himself, moulding the heads entirely upon Cardelli’s, so as to exhibit the features as correctly, and an ensemble more acceptable to a critical eye. The work-man he employs to cast his...
At a meeting of the Visitors &c. held at Charlottesville 7. Oct: 1817. On information of the amount of the subscriptions to the Central College, known to be made, and others understood to be so, the board resolves, that the Pavilion now erecting be completed as heretofore directed, with the 20. dormitories attached to it, and that two other pavilions be contracted for and executed the next...
✓ 1817. Dec. 9. Beg g in the S. 50. E. line at 12 ½ po. from the fore & aft. white oak, and 111 ½ po. from the corner near the N. London road. ✓ N. 70. E. at 54. po. the spring is 1. po. on N. side; at 68. po. his corner in the field as suppos d in all 110.88 po. to
Funds of the University. Application of the Funds. Balance on hand at the close of every year D D 1820. Apr. 1 st loan 40,000 1820. Apr. Debts 10,000 Oct. d o 20,000 1821. Jan. 1.
At a called meeting of the Visitors of the Central College, held at the House of Mr. Madison in Orange, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Hartwell Cocke, and Joseph C. Cabell, being present: The plan of the first Pavilion to be erected, and the proceedings thereupon, having been stated and agreed to— It is agreed that application be made to Doctor Knox of Baltimore to accept the...
Account Sales of 19 Bbls flour & One Hhd Tobacco for Th: Jefferson 1820 May 1 Recd for 1 Hhd Tobacco Shockoe TJ 1710.160.1550. Refused @ $5.70 $79. 05 June 21 Recd of Robt Pollard for 13 bbls S: fine flour @ $4⅛. $53. 63 22 〃 〃 John Bell for 5 bbls Fine flour @ $3.¾ 18. 75
leather back Roscoe Penal jurispr. This slip was in the work of which the above is the title, viz the direction to the binder, written by Tho s Jefferson, for the lettering on the back.— See over Luke .1–7.(1.) 21.(1.) 39.40.42–48.(2.) 51.52.48. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Man . 532 Know all Men by these Presents ....that We, Thomas Jefferson, John H. Cocke James Madison Chapman Johnson, James Breckenridge, George Loyall and Joseph C. Cabell are held and firmly bound to the United States of America , in the sum of FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS, to be paid to the United States; for payment whereof, we bind ourselves, our heirs executors and administrators, jointly and...