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Thomas Jefferson’s Account with Thomas G. Watkins, [ca. 1 March 1820]

Account with Thomas G. Watkins

[ca. 1 Mar. 1820]

Mr Jefferson To T G Watkins Dr Ds Cts
1819
Oct. 19 Visit early in morn attendance untill afternoon1 advice &c 5 00
10 Visit by express appointment from Micajah Becks near Peters mountain in the night last night & violent rain & attendance untill late this morn 10 00
11 . Visit last night attendance & prescn this morn 3 00
12 . Visit last night in way from Charlottesville Advice &c this morn 2 00
13 Visit & prescn 3 00
17 Visit last evening prescn &c this morn 3 00
19 Visit & prescn 3 00
23 . Visit & prescn (the above for Mr Js self) 3 00
Subsequent occasional attendance & advice for your swelled legs 10 00
Ocr2 9 Prescn for a negro man—(Burwell I believe) 2 00
12 . Written advice for Burwell 2 00
23 Prescn & bandaging an Ulcerated leg for a servant woman 3 00
Decr 20 call at a negro house & prescn for Negro John 2 00
1820
Jany 13 Prescn various medicines and a stimulant plaister for <negro> Burwell 4 00
30 prescn & medicine                      Do 2 00
Feb. 4 Prescn & various medicine sent by Mr Watson for Burwell 3 00
March 1 . Prescn & medicines Burwell 2 00
$ 62 00

MS (MHi); entirely in Watkins’s hand; addressed: “Mr Jefferson.”

1Manuscript: “afternon.”

2Thus in manuscript, with November possibly intended.

Index Entries

  • Becks, Micajah search
  • Colbert, Burwell (TJ’s slave;1783–ca.1862; Critta Colbert’s husband); illness of search
  • health; of slaves search
  • health; skin diseases search
  • health; swelling search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with T. G. Watkins search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Health; illness of search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Health; legs swollen search
  • John (TJ’s slave); illness of search
  • medicine; bandages search
  • medicine; plasters search
  • slaves; medical treatment for search
  • Watkins, Thomas G.; as physician search
  • Watkins, Thomas G.; TJ’s account with search
  • Watson, Fontaine; as apprentice of T. G. Watkins search