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Archibald Robertson to Thomas Jefferson, 3 April 1816

From Archibald Robertson

Lynchburg 3rd April 1816

Dear Sir

Your favor of the 28th ulto enclosing a dft on Messrs Gibson & Jefferson for $167–10. I received by last mail, the delay in receiving which has been no inconvenience and will answer our purposes as well as if it had been1 received at the time appointed—

After the statement you have made of your present situation in money matters, nothing but necessity shall induce us to call on you before your next crop can be in market, which I hope will not be necessary

It will at all times give me pleasure to see you, and during your stay in the Forest will certainly call on you—I remain

Very Respectfully Your ob St

A. Robertson.

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 9 Apr. 1816 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MoSHi: TJC-BC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to William Wingate, 4 May 1816, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; stamp canceled; franked; postmarked Lynchburg, 3 Apr.

1Manuscript: “been been.”

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  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with A. Robertson search
  • Robertson, Archibald; agent for TJ search
  • Robertson, Archibald; letters from search
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