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Th: Jefferson returns thanks to D r Shecut for the pa mphlet on Yellow fever which he has been so kind as to send him . he remarks with satisfaction the distinction observed between the fever which has always existed in ce rtain situations of our country & has been known by the name of the Strangers’ fever , because affecting them alone, and that known latterly by the name of the Yellow fever,...
An absence of 6. weeks has occasioned your letters of the 5 th & 11 th inst to lie thus long unacknoleged. after I had sent off the two other Westover MSS. I recieved a 3 d of the same journal. on perusing it, I am not sensible, by memory, of any thing not contained in the former, except 8. pages of a preliminary account of the abridgment of our limits by successive charters to other colonies....
D  C Albemarle Glebe lands. 3,195 .86 Subscriptions 27,610 . Fluvanna . 2,590 Nelson 2,052 Lynchburg 900 Richmond 820 Williamsbg
I returned from Bedford a week ago, after an absence of 6. weeks, and found here the Palladio , with your two favors of Nov. 29. & Dec. 1 & with 3. from D r Cooper , written before he had recieved
Our friend Gen l Kosciuzko has warmly solicited my attention to the case of M. Poinsot des Essarts , stated in the inclosed papers. he wishes to be informed of the situation of the lands therein described, their quality & value, and whether any and what taxes are due on them. I suppose they must be in what is now Harrison county . having no acquaintance in that part of the country, and...
M r Poirey , who was Secretary to Gen l La Fayette while he served in the American army, transmitted me the inclosed papers from France , with a request to lay them before our government. they came to hand about the time that the war office became vacant. I supposed it to be a case in which the officer per interim would not take on himself to act, and expecting constantly that a principal...
According to promise I sent to mr Short a form of reconveyance of the Indian camp to you, and impressed on him the necessity of executing it. he has just returned it to me duly executed, and I have the pleasure of inclosing it to you with assurances of my constant esteem & respect. RC ( ViU: TJP ); at foot of text: “ M r Higgenbotham ”; endorsed by Higginbotham . PoC ( MHi ); on verso of...
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,
Expecting daily an answer from the President authorising me to sign the within for him I had rather not take on myself a 3 d and therefore send it to you. I have adopted your amendments and made some other small ones. to economise writing I make one letter do for the other gentlemen, joining you with them, altho’ it contains no more than I had before written to you . after signing yourself be...
A report to the Governor having been agreed on at our last meeting, and it’s materials being chiefly in my possession, I have presumed to make a draught, and now send it for your consideration. if approved as it is, be so good as to sign it; if any material alteration be thought necessary, if such as not to deface the paper be so good as to make it & sign, if it deface the paper I must request...