Thomas Jefferson Papers

William Champe Carter to Thomas Jefferson, 2 February 1813

From William Champe Carter

Richmond Feby 2d 1813

Dear Sir

I have taken the earliest moment after the receipt of your letter to effectuate its object. The deed to Mr Short is herewith transmitted, reacknowledged in the form you have prescribed —Be pleased to accept the assurance of the esteem & respect, with which, I remain

Yr Ob Sert

W. C. Carter

RC (DLC); addressed (torn): “Thomas Jeffers[on] M[onticello?]”; postmarked Richmond, 6 Feb.; endorsed by TJ as received 9 Feb. 1813 and so recorded in SJL. For enclosure, see TJ to Carter, 16 Jan. 1813.

Index Entries

  • Carter, William Champe; and W. Short’s land search
  • Carter, William Champe; letters from search
  • Indian Camp (W. Short’s Albemarle Co. estate); TJ tries to sell for W. Short search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and W. Short’s property search
  • Short, William; and Indian Camp search