From George Jefferson
Richmond 12th. Janr. 1801.
You will receive your account inclosed, made up to the end of the year; from which you will observe there was then an apparent balance in your favor of £1147–19–3. from this deduct £813–19–9 not due from M. & F. until the 1st. of April next, and the real balance which was then in our hands will be found to have been £333–19–6.
I have heard of a small draught of yours in favor of James Lyon, but which has not as yet been presented for payment.
I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt.
RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr. Washington”; endorsed by TJ as received 16 Jan. and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found, but see Statement of Account with Gibson & Jefferson at 15 Jan. 1801. M. & F.: McMurdo & Fisher purchased TJ’s tobacco (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 , 2:1033; George Jefferson to TJ, 10 Dec. 1800). For the draft in favor of James Lyon, see note to Lyon to TJ, 14 Dec. 1800.