To Richard Richardson
Washington Jan. 8. 1801.
I recieved a few days ago your letter of Dec. 22. and on the 5th. inst. I wrote to mr Jefferson, and now inclose you an order on him for 550.16 D say £165–1. to be applied as follows.
|for Henry Duke for||Simon||£21–10|
| Edmd. Goodwin admr.
of Dickeson’s estate
|the widow Duke for||Mat||20– 0|
|Hendrick’s estate for||Moses||20– 0|
|yourself for||Joe||19– 0|
|do. on account||31– 4|
|= 550.16 D|
Your humble servt
RC (R. M. Smythe & Co., New York City, 2002); torn at folds; with word in brackets supplied from PrC. PrC (MHi); endorsed by TJ in ink on verso.
To be applied as follows: TJ recorded the same information in his financial accounts on 7 Jan. (MB description begins James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, Princeton, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1032–3). For TJ’s letter to John Wayles Eppes, see 23 Dec. 1800.