Thomas Jefferson Papers

Randolph Jefferson to Thomas Jefferson, [7] August 1813

From Randolph Jefferson

august 8the [7] 1813

Dear brother

I have sent Squire over to see whether I could borrow fort’y dollers of you as I am compelled to have as much at Court. if it is possible to borrow as much of you which shall certainly be replaced a gane in three weaks which will be a bout the time I shall dispose of my crop of wheat and will take extreemly kind of you if it is in your power to help me at this time which I shall feel my self under many obligations to you for the loan of be pleased to discharge Squire as soon as possible and would be glad to heare how Fanny comes on my wife goins me in love to you & family.—

I am your affectionately yours.—

Rh Jefferson

RC (ViU: TJP-CC); evidently misdated; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 8 Aug. 1813 received 7 Aug. 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Fanny (R. Jefferson’s slave); trained to spin search
  • Jefferson, Mitchie Ballow Pryor (TJ’s sister-in-law; Randolph Jefferson’s second wife); sends greetings to TJ search
  • Jefferson, Randolph (TJ’s brother); borrows money from TJ search
  • Jefferson, Randolph (TJ’s brother); letters from search
  • Jefferson, Randolph (TJ’s brother); slaves of search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loans requested of search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Family & Friends; relations with R. Jefferson search
  • slaves; trained to spin search
  • Squire (R. Jefferson’s slave) search