Thomas Jefferson Papers

Jonathan Shoemaker to Thomas Jefferson, [received 15 March 1810]

From Jonathan Shoemaker

[received 15 Mar. 1810]

Friend Jefferson

Inclosed I Send 200 $ it not being paid in Richmond as I wishd I wrote to my Son wilst at Richmond1 to pay the money to Gibson & Jefferson but he not calling at the post office did not get the Letter & Purchased goods with his Money. I have however with much difficulty collected the money Since his Return as I could not bear the Idea of drawing for money wen there was none Due

thy Friend Respectfully

Jona Shoemaker

RC (MHi); undated; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 15 Mar. 1810 and so recorded in SJL.

1Manuscript: “Richond.”

Index Entries

  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and Shadwell mills’ leaseholders search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); tobacco sold for TJ search
  • Shoemaker, Jonathan; letters from search
  • Shoemaker, Jonathan; TJ’s account with search