Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Daniel L. Hylton, 18 October 1793

To Daniel L. Hylton

Monticello Oct. 18. 1793.

Dear Sir

The bonds of Banks and Taylor which you were so kind as to take for my Elkhill lands, are destined to discharge bonds of mine to Mr. Jones of Bristol for Farrel & Jones, according to an agreement existing between Mr. Richard Hanson, attorney for Mr. Jones, and myself. Be pleased therefore to deliver the said bonds to Mr. Hanson, taking his receipt for them on the back of this order, which will oblige Dear Sir Your friend & servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “Mr. Daniel Hylton.” Tr (ViU: Edgehill-Randolph Papers); 19th-century copy. Enclosed in TJ to Richard Hanson, 18 Oct. 1793.

SJL records 18 letters exchanged by TJ and Hylton between 3 Feb. 1794 and 28 Dec. 1798, none of which have been found.

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