Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George Elliott, [ca. 31 January 1781]

From George Elliott

[Without place or date, ca. 31 Jan. 1781.] Can no longer carry on the business under his direction and “must discharge all those imployed” unless he is granted a warrant for £41,525; is “Exceedingly unhappy for the Distress of his Creditors.”

RC (Vi); 2 p.; signed: “George Elliott D Q M G”; addressed: “His Excellency Thomas Jefferson in Council”; endorsed: “Geo. Elliottes Letter. Jany 81.” [In another hand:] “advance charged 31st Jany 1781.”

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