Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George Jefferson, 12 January 1801

From George Jefferson

Richmond 12th. Janr. 1801.

Dear Sir,

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.

Geo. Jefferson

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.

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