Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Craven Peyton, 30 May 1802

From Craven Peyton

Stump Island 30th May 1802

Dear Sir

Kee & my self have not yet bargained but make no doubt but we shall soon, if you can with convenience forward the small sum which is between us to Richmond it will Oblege me much being compeled to pay a sum there the last of this week. I calculate that James L. Henderson will be in this county by the time I return from Richmond. & the instand Any thing is done you shall hear from me.

with much Respt. yr. Mst. Obet.

C. Peyton

RC (ViU); endorsed by TJ as received 2 June and so recorded in SJL.

KEE: possibly John R. Kerr. For Peyton’s efforts to acquire, on TJ’s behalf, the property of JAMES L. HENDERSON and the other Henderson heirs, see Vol. 35:342–4, 454–5, 580–1; Vol. 36:11.

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