Thomas Jefferson Papers

Charles Wingfield to Thomas Jefferson, 12 September 1811

From Charles Wingfield

Bell-air Thursday Sep. 12. 1811.—

Dear Sir,

I received yours of the twelfth instant, shall attend agreeably to request, tomorrow at 12 OClock, unless the rain should be very excessive. with the assurance of my esteem & respect.

Charles Wingfield

RC (MHi); addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 13 Sept. 1811.

TJ’s note to Wingfield of the twelfth instant is not recorded in SJL and has not been found. On 13 Sept. 1811 TJ paid Wingfield $20 for “officiating at my sister Carr’s funeral” (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 , 2:1268).

Index Entries

  • Carr, Martha Jefferson (TJ’s sister); funeral for search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); burials at search
  • Wingfield, Charles; conducts funeral search
  • Wingfield, Charles; letters from search
  • Wingfield, Charles; letters to accounted for search