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By M r Dinsmore I take the liberty of rendering you, your account . You will see from the memorandum annexed thereto the agreement between M r Dinsmore & myself & afterwards Acceded to by M r Bacon — I should not at this time made Application but have been so much disappointed lately by M
The Amount of your account I cannot at present exactly ascertain; I believe the Ballance will be about Thirty pounds—six, Eight, Ten, sixteen, & Twenty penny nails of nearly equal quantities would be preferred RC ( MHi ); addressed: “Tho s Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 22 Aug. 1809.
By the Bearer M r Lindsay you will be handed M r Richard Barry’s Draft on you in my favour for Two Hundred & Forty three Dollars & thirty five Cents—If Convenient for you to discharge the same at present; Or in the Course of thirty Days from this time it will be Considered a favour done your Obd t Serv t RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as...
At the request of M r Barry I enclose you an Acc t he gave me to apply to you for. If you can spare me any 8. 10 & 20 d nails say 100 lb of each you will much Oblige Y r Ob t Serv t RC (
A few day since I rec d a note from you requesting me to let you know when I should go to the North I did not determine fully on going Untill Sunday last & this is the first Opportunity I have had of informing you, I purpose starting in the Morning to Baltimore perhaps further—should you want anythings from there I will with pleasure procure them for you Or any services I can render you you...
At your request I take the liberty of Sending your you your account with Sam l : & Ja s Leitch to the 1 st Ins t at which time our partnership expired—you will not consider this as an application at this time for the Ballance but will consult your own Convenience in dischargeing the Same— your Draft on Gibson & Jefferson was duly paid for which I consider myself under Obligations to you— I...
For Several weeks I have contemplated on Calling on you, & presenting your Account as requested—being So much engaged about my Building & c I have found it very Inconvenient to Spare the time & now enclose your Acc t which I am in hopes you will find Correct Should any Error appear be So good as to Inform me of it—: yours with respect RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “ Tho s Jefferson Esqr”;...
Thomas Jefferson Bot of James Leitch 2 y d Mixed Cloth $8 } 16– ¼ 〃 Drab Cloth 〃1–25 – 31 9 Skanes Silk 9 d 1–
Charlottesville march 25 1816 Thos. Jefferson Bot of Ja s Leitch 16½ y ds Linnen Shirting d 9/6 } $25–33 8 Skanes thread 3 d –33 E E
Under Cover you have $3 25 100 having Overpaid Cha s Stewart that sum to day for Butter. I had taken a part of the Butter for my Own Use which he was not apprised of RC ( MHi ); dateline beneath signature; addressed: “Tho s Jefferson Esqre Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 Apr. 1816 and so recorded in SJL .
The Bearer M r Logan a Watch & Clock Maker from Staunton (Who from every information I have is a first rate Workman) & having commenced Business at this place; & having known your wish for an establishment of that kind Induces me to take the liberty of introdu c ing him to You; thinking that at this time you might require Some of his Services which I have no doubt he would execute to your...
Enclosed is M r Lees Letter to you respecting the Stocking Weaver which I detained from M r Garrett in Order to shew some of the Citizens who I am glad to find are anxious for the establishment I would propose sending two apprentices but think better to send from the age of 18 to 20 of know n Stability as younger would not be Capable of managing the Business on their return, & as it is not...
M r Dinsmore has this Day Communicated to me that Cha s Stewart is anxious & willing to go & Acquire a knowledge of the Hosiery Business— knowing your Anxiety for an Establishment of that kind here I have talked over the Subject with Cap t Garrett as to Sending him. he Joins me in approving of the appointment. Should you Concur in Opinion you will please Send the necessary Introduction to M r...
Enclosed is a Copy of the Subscription papers which I held— Dabny Minor has returned his to me it being only a Copy of mine with a few Original subscribers which are Included in the Copy now sent I have retained it with the others Those I have seen that were willing to engage in forming a Company to establish a Stocking-Weaver here on the terms proposed by M r Lee consider the proposals made...
Enclosed you will find the papers You were good enough to let me have the Perusal of. they have been communicated as far as considered prudent & my Opportunity admitted of. It is much to be regretted that any Individual in the Legislature Should be hostile to an Institution that promises so much for the Public good    respectfully RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “ Tho s Jefferson Esq r ”;...
Under cover you will receive the Only Scetches of the Law required I can procure, also m r Cabel s Letter to you it being the only paper I have the others I enclosed you Some time Since RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “ Tho s Jefferson Esqr Monticello ”; endorsed by TJ as received 26 Mar. 1818 and so recorded in SJL . Enclosures not found.
I have this Day Changed a Subscription paper to the Central College , making it payable in three Annual Installments have presented it to three persons two have Subscribed $175—my zeal for the Institution have Induced me to act in this (unauthorised) Should this Course meet your approbation I am of Opinion a Considerable Subscription may Still be obtained, & if an Idea Could with propriety be...
p. 5, 6 Mar. 1820 :   . 395. Thomas Jefferson at reqt. E. Bacon         10 l
James Leitch Thankfully Acknowledges the Receipt of M r Jefferson’s Draft on Cap t Peyton for Thirteen Hundred & Forty Eight Dollars 47/100 in payment of his last year’s amount & solicits when at any time he may require an advance in cash to Draw on him as formerly MHi : Coolidge Collection.