Thomas Jefferson Papers

Joseph Hunter to Thomas Jefferson, 20 June 1813

From Joseph Hunter

Warren June 20th 1813


I have rec’d yours of the morning and have to informe you that it was & is my intention to wate on you in A few days if I can arrainge my business at home in A manner to justify it. I have sent the beast back by the barer as I have within1 A few days past got a2 horse at my command. [In] ten or twelve days without some unforeseen accident [I sh]all be with you. I am Your much Obliged Humbl Servt

Joseph Hunter

RC (MHi); mutilated at seal; addressed: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 21 June 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

Hunter did wate on TJ, who paid him $18 on 18 July for “repairing clock” and $5 on 1 Aug. 1813 for “repairing the large clock” (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 , 2:1290, 1291).

1Manuscript: “wthin.”

2Manuscript: “at.”

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