Thomas Jefferson Papers

Daniel Scott to Thomas Jefferson, 20 November 1810

From Daniel Scott

Albemarle 20th November 1810

Dear Sir

Your’s of 16th came when I was from home which put it out of my power to answer it untill the present— As you have a use for the money (due me on a/c of Corn) and I have none at present you are perfectly welcome to keep it untill February Albemarle Court at which time I shall want it to fulfill some engagements I have made which will become due about that time—In haste

I am sir with the Highest Regard Your Obdt servt

Daniel Scott

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Nov. 1810 and so recorded in SJL.

On 1 Apr. 1811 TJ paid Scott $240 plus $9.50 interest for corn (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1262, 1264).

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