To Joseph Dickerson and Isaac Winfrey
Philadelphia Nov. 4. 1792.
The bonds you gave me for £28 payable Dec. 15. 1792 and £28. payable Dec. 15. 1793. are put into the hands of Mr. Richard Hanson whom I have constituted my attorney for receiving and applying the monies. To him therefore at his residence in Petersburg you will be pleased to pay them, and his receipt and proceedings relative thereto shall be good. I am Gentlemen your very humble servt
PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “Messrs. Joseph Dickerson & Isaac Winfrey.” On this date TJ wrote letters of similar import, varying in the amount of the bonds, to John Christian, Sackville King, and William Mickle, recording bonds of £99.5 (same); to John Depriest and Daniel B. Perrow, recording bonds of £54.5 (same); to William Harris, James Penn, John Callaway, and Edmund Cobbs, recording bonds of £93.10 (same); to Robert Hawkins and Daniel B. Perrow, recording bonds of £21.12.6 (same); and to Daniel B. Perrow and John Clark, recording bonds of £91.10 (same). These letters, as well as that to Dickerson and Winfrey, were enclosed in TJ to Richard Hanson, 4 Nov. 1792.
Isaac Winfrey (d. ca. 1798) was the owner of a 239-acre estate in King William County, Virginia (VMHB description begins Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 1893- description ends , xxv , 67; WMQ description begins William and Mary Quarterly, 1892– description ends , 2d ser., vi , 328). All that is known of Joseph Dickerson is that he came from Winston, North Carolina, and married Margaret Gregory of Virginia (VMHB description begins Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 1893- description ends , xvi , 91).