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Thomas Jefferson’s Account with John H. Craven, [after 9 May 1810]

Account with John H. Craven

[after 9 May 1810]

John H. Craven in acct with Th:J.

1809.  To rent for this year 350– 0– 0
To amount of appraisemt at beginng of lease 261– 10– 0
To nail account from Dec. 19. 07 to May 9. 10 13– 7–
 balance due J. H. Craven
for which ord. was given on Milton Inspectors1 19– 12– 1
644– 10–
 Cr
1809.   B b £ s  d
Nov. 22. By corn 34–2 @ 16/6 28– 7–  0
1810.  Jan. By wheat. 115.b. @ 6/ £ 34– 10–  0
09.  Apr. 22. } By oats 111.b. @ 2/4 12– 19
Aug. 24 197.b. @ 2/ 19– 14 32– 13–  0
Aug. 1. } By hay 1200.℔ @ 3/6 2–  2
Sep. 17. 3100.℔ @ 4/ 6–  4 8– 6–  0
Apr. 22. } By fodder 800.℔ @ 5/ 2– 0–  0
10.  Jan. 1. 7500. @ 4/6 16– 17–  6
10,000. @ 4/ 20– 0–  0 38– 17–  6
09.  Apr. 6. } By bacon 74.℔ @ 1/ 3– 14–  0
Sep. 30
Nov. 22. By 8. muttons @ 20/ 8– 0–  0
July 1. By 1. ewe 0– 12–  0
 4. lambs @ 10/ 2– 0–  0 2– 12–  0
  19. } By veal. 145 ℔ @ 6 d 3– 12–  6
Aug. 10
Mar. 20 } By butter 304½ ℔ @ 1/3 18– 19– 10½
Nov. 22
10.  Jan. 10. By hemp. 41.℔ @ 9 d 1– 10–  9
By hemp seed. 1½ bush. @ 12/ 0– 18–  0
May 3. By flax seed 1. bush. 0– 6–  0
09.  Sep. By waggonage. 8. days @ 20/ 8– 0–  0
By the hire of Thruston 10– 0–  0
Lovila 1– 10–  0
By amt of appraisemt at end of lease 363– 1–  6
10.  Jan. 2. By Elisha Watkins’s order 4– 12–  0
By your order on Richard Anderson 75– 0–  0
644– 10–  2

Account of articles delivered in 1801. & returnd 1809. specifically

1801. 1809.
Pork. 1500.℔.
corn. 245. barrels. corn. 245. barrels.
Tops. 70½ f. stack runng measure Tops. 80.f. stack running measure.
 a house body 20 f sq. 9 f. high  a room 20 f sq. 9 f. high
blades. roof of the same house blades. roofs of the same room.
  a middle sized stack   a middle sized stack
straw. from 350. bush wheat straw. his whole straw.
shucks. 4. pens 10 f. sq. 6.f. high. shucks. 1890. cub. feet.

MS (MHi); on two sides of a single sheet; entirely in TJ’s hand; undated.

1Preceding eight words added ca. 6 Aug. 1810 (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1259).

2Remainder on verso.

Index Entries

  • agriculture; and fodder search
  • Anderson, Richard; and account with J. H. Craven search
  • bacon search
  • butter; and J. H. Craven search
  • corn; at Tufton search
  • Craven, John H.; leases Tufton search
  • Craven, John H.; TJ’s account with search
  • crops; hay search
  • crops; hemp search
  • crops; oats search
  • flax; seeds search
  • fodder; for Monticello search
  • food; bacon search
  • food; butter search
  • food; mutton search
  • food; oats search
  • food; pork search
  • food; veal search
  • hay search
  • hemp; grown at Tufton search
  • Hern, Lovilo (TJ’s slave; b.1801); hired out search
  • Hern, Thruston (TJ’s slave; b.1795); hired out search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with J. H. Craven search
  • Milton, Va.; order on inspectors in search
  • mutton search
  • nails; sold by TJ search
  • oats; from J. H. Craven search
  • pork; at Tufton search
  • rent; from Tufton search
  • seeds; flax search
  • seeds; hemp search
  • straw search
  • Tufton (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); J. H. Craven’s lease of search
  • Tufton (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); wheat grown at search
  • veal search
  • Watkins, Elisha search
  • wheat; at Tufton search