Thomas Jefferson Papers

Reuben Perry to Thomas Jefferson, 29 March 1811

From Reuben Perry

March the 29th 1811

Dear Sir

I Shall only State to you that James hubbard was carried up the rivanna by your warterman harry 3 weeks ago and Suppose must be in that neighbourhood at this time I Should be glad that Mr Bacon will try to get him for me and I will be very much oblige me, and also receive recompenced fore the Same I Am Sir

your ob H St

Reuben Perry

RC (ViW: TC-JP); at foot of text: “Mr Thomas Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 14 Apr. 1811 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Bacon, Edmund; Monticello overseer search
  • Harry (boatman); transports slave search
  • Hubbard, James (Jame) (TJ’s slave); sold by TJ search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); Overseers at; attempt to capture runaway slaves search
  • overseers; attempt to capture runaway slaves search
  • Perry, Reuben; letters from search
  • Perry, Reuben; purchases slave from TJ search
  • slaves; TJ sells search