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leather back Roscoe Penal jurispr. This slip was in the work of which the above is the title, viz the direction to the binder, written by Tho s Jefferson, for the lettering on the back.— See over Luke .1–7.(1.) 21.(1.) 39.40.42–48.(2.) 51.52.48. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
In my letter of congratulation on your entran ce into office, I introduced a question of business which I knew must go to you in the end, for the sanction of your opinion and I thought it better therefore to ask it in the beginning, as it is easier to prevent error than to cure it. the question was in what court I must prove the will of Gen l Kozciuzko to authorise the withdrawing his funds in...
To the Principal Agent of the Mutual Assurance Society against Fire on Buildings of the State of Virginia. TAKE NOTICE, that by virtue of authority vested in me by the Constitution of the Mutual Assurance Society aforesaid I do hereby withdraw the Insurance on all the buildings situated at Milton in the County of Albemarle and Insured by Declaration numbered 337. in the name of Bennet...
Memms of an agreement between Tho s Jefferson & Tho s J. Randolph for the lease of the Tufton & Lego plantations of the sd Th: Jefferson with all the negroes, stock and utensils upon them. The lease is to continue five years. the negroes are to be maintained, clothed and their taxes and levies paid by the lessee,
MS ( NNGL , on deposit NHi ); cut and folded by TJ.
Notes of acc t between the University & Tho s Appleton 1824. Feb. 8. by lre of this date 10. Capitals & 2 semi d o for Rotunda w d cost 6,140 1400 marble squares of 12.I. @ 22. D 50 c the hundred 315 6,455 By proceeds of 4000.D. remitted 3940.50 2514.50 DLC
The terms offered by James Oldham are accepted for the Pavilion N o I. with an allowance to him of the Philadelphia printed prices without any discount Th: Jefferson Apr. 8. 19. Pavilion N o I. is 44. f front & 48.f. flank the interval between N. II. & I is 54.f. from wall to wall. MS
According to promise in mine of the 12 th inst. I now inclose you 72.D. to answer my balance to you of 71.D. the difference is meant to cover the discount with your on our Virginia bills. as some anxieties attend remittances by mail I will request an assurance that this gets safely to your hands. I salute you with great esteem & respect. Privately owned.
My visit to Bedford has been delayed by a serious accident to my mill. the workman on whom I relied, went on a journey, then returned and died, so that I have had to attend to it day by day myself. it will be finished and agoing tomorrow, and we shall set out for the Forest the next morning (Friday) the waggon starts this morning with a Harpsichord and some necessaries & baggage and will...
The approach of the semiannual meeting of the Visitors of the University renders it interesting to learn the probable fate of our application to Congress on the subject of the duties. and the more so, as we gave our bonds personally for the amount, on the presumption that before they should become due Congress would have had time to decide the question. I am well aware how uncontrolable the...
Your letter of the 9 th did not come to hand until yesterday (Friday) and the Charlottesville mail had left Lynchburg the evening before. as the next mail will not reach you until the evening of Saturday next, and I shall be at home to dinner the next day I have thought it safer to carry your blank myself than to trust it by mail. it will be equally ready for the Richmond mail of Tuesday. The...
Altho’, dear Sir, much retired from the world, and medling little in it’s concerns, yet I think it almost a religious duty to salute, at times, my old friends, were it only to say, and to know that ‘all’s well.’   our hobby has been politics; but all here is so quiet, and with you so desperate, that little matter is furnished us for active attention. with you too it has long been forbidden...
Know all men by these presents that we Thomas Jefferson, rector and James Breckenridge, James Madison, Joseph C. Cabell, John H. Cocke, Chapman Johnson and Robert B. Taylor, visitors of the University of Virginia, are held & firmly bound to the President & Directors of the Literary fund in the sum of 58,200 , to the payment whereof well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves and our...