Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Eston Randolph, with Account, 2 April 1811

To Thomas Eston Randolph, with Account

Thomas E. Randolph in Account with Th: Jefferson

  Dr Cr.
1809.  May 15.  By balance on account to this day due T.E.R.      7.41
1810. Jan. 1. To rent of Lego for 1809  160.00 
May 1. To your note to Craven Peyton assigned me  201.49
To rent of Bunker’s hill for 1810.  60,—1 
1811. Apr. 1. To 11. month’s interest on 201.49  11.08
By 18 Flour barrels deliver’d last year    7.502
By cash    400.
 Balance due Thos Jefferson    17.663

Monticello Apr. 2. 11.

Dear Sir

I now inclose you your note to Craven Peyton, and also your nail account which had been entered in our former account on which I observe the balance was in your favor 7.41 D now carried to the credit of our present account. this I have stated above as far as I am able, not knowing what the rent of Bunker’s hill was for the last year. this you can fill up and ascertain the final balance. Affectionately yours

Th: Jefferson

RC (MHi); in TJ’s hand, with additions by Randolph; endorsed by Randolph: “Thomas Jefferson final Settlement” and by TJ: “Randolph Thos E. Acct settled.” PoC (MHi); lacking Randolph’s additions; endorsed by TJ: “Randolph Thos E. Apr. 2. 11.” Enclosures not found.

Randolph revised the account stated above as indicated in the notes below between 2 and 10 Apr. 1811, when he settled the account by paying TJ the final balance of $17.66 (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 , 2:1265).

1Amount added to RC by Randolph.

2Entry and amount added to RC by Randolph.

3Entry and amount added to RC by Randolph.

4Amount added to RC by Randolph.

Index Entries

  • Bunker’s Hill (Albemarle Co.) search
  • Lego (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); rent at search
  • Peyton, Craven; and T. E. Randolph search
  • Randolph, Thomas Eston (TJ’s cousin); account with TJ search
  • Randolph, Thomas Eston (TJ’s cousin); leases house from TJ search
  • Randolph, Thomas Eston (TJ’s cousin); letters to search
  • rent; due from T. E. Randolph search