Thomas Jefferson Papers

Agreement with Samuel Biddle, 18 June 1793

Agreement with Samuel Biddle

It is agreed between Mr. Samuel Biddle and myself that he shall overlook certain parts of my affairs in Virginia as explained in a letter to him of Dec. 12. 1792. for which I am to pay him one hundred and twenty dollars a year. His wages are to begin the 1st. day of September next, and he is to proceed to Virginia about the middle of October.

Th: Jefferson
Philadelphia June 18. 1793

He is to carry his bedding. I promised to provide him half a dozen flag chairs, a table, pot &c the carpenters to fix up little conveniencies for him. To find him a horse, 5 or 600 wt. of pork, or rather mutton &c equivalent.

PrC (MHi); entirely in TJ’s hand; with text below dateline possibly added in ink.

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