Thomas Jefferson Papers

Craven Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, [20 August 1809]

From Craven Peyton

August 2[0 1809]

Dear Sir.

the Deeds not given you the othar day are in the office at Charlotesville except Mr Hendersons that being in the care of Mr. Hay at Richmd the parts baught of R. Anderson as attorney for Seabrook is not deeded ewing to the circumstance of my objecting to pay for Hills right untill he was of age the othar parts Anderson will give deeds for at Any instant this I before named to you, I am in hopes to have every thing by Tuesday.

with great esteem [. . .]

RC (MHi); torn at bottom, with loss of signature and part of dateline below it; addressed (torn): “Thomas [Jefferson esqr] Montice[llo]”; endorsement by TJ torn. Recorded in SJL as a letter of 20 Aug. 1809 received the same day.

hills: Bennett Hillsborough Henderson.

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