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Thomas Jefferson to George Jefferson, 17 January 1810

To George Jefferson

Monticello Jan. 17. 10

Dear Sir

Since mine of the 3d inst. I have drawn on you on the 11th for 30.D. paiable to John Butler or order, and for 20.D. paiable to Edmund Bacon or order. and this day I have inclosed to mr Barnes a letter addressed to you, desiring you to answer his draught for a sum of between 3. & 400.D. which is not exactly known to me, but will be fixed by him. Affectionately Yours

Th: Jefferson

PoC (Mrs. T. Wilber Chelf, Mrs. Virginius Dabney, and Mrs. Alexander W. Parker, Richmond, 1944; photocopy in ViU: TJP); at foot of text: “Mr George Jefferson.”

Six days earlier Bacon purchased “a light bay 8. y. old” plow horse for TJ from john butler for $30 (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 , 2:1252).

A letter from Jefferson of 15 Jan. 1810, not found, is recorded in SJL as received from Richmond on 17 Jan. 1810.

Index Entries

  • Bacon, Edmund; buys plow horse for TJ search
  • Bacon, Edmund; TJ pays search
  • Barnes, John; letters to mentioned search
  • Butler, John W.; TJ buys plow horse from search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and animals acquired by TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and TJ’s bank and promissory notes search
  • horses; TJ purchases search
  • Jefferson, George (TJ’s cousin); letters from accounted for search
  • Jefferson, George (TJ’s cousin); letters to search
  • Jefferson, George (TJ’s cousin); payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and T. Kosciuszko’s American investments search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); Overseers at; plantation accounts of search
  • overseers; plantation accounts of search