Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Taylor, Jr., 7 July 1803

From James Taylor, Jr.

Norfolk July 7. 1803


Your favour of 18th. June enclosed J Davedsons chick on the Branch Bank here for Seven Hundred and Sixty Six Drs. out of which I have paid Colo: Newton for the Cyder; there will be a balance due you of a few drs which will be settled when I have the pleasure of furnishing you with more Wine—I have received two pipes, for you which I will not dispose of until I hear from you—I have had several applications for them—they are of the same importation of those sent you last—

I am respectfully Yr: ob: Servt.

Jas Taylor

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 12 July and so recorded in SJL.

James Davidson, Jr., was cashier of Washington’s branch of the Bank of the United States (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 , 2:1128; Vol. 35:304–5n).

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