Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Gourlay, 26 July 1802

From Robert Gourlay

Virginia Coffee House
London July 26th. 1802—


I was favor’d with yours of 30th. March, & have Communicated the Contents to Mr. Jenings, who begs me to forward you his best respects.—I have lately had a letter from Philip L. Grymes Esqr. respecting the Guardianship of Windham & Sisters.—I hope soon to see his Bills on me for the amount of their Cash in my hands, about £600 Stg.—

I am Sir—Yours most respectfully,

R. Gourlay

Dupl (MHi); at head of text: “His Excellency—Thomas Jefferson—President, United States” and “(Copy)”; endorsed by TJ as received 5 Oct. and so recorded in SJL.

Philip Ludwell Grymes assumed the GUARDIANSHIP of his nephew and nieces Charles Wyndham Grymes, Mary Grymes, and Ariana Grymes after TJ declined legal responsibility for them (Vol. 34:611; Vol. 37:147).

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