Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to David Michie, 22 August 1814

To David Michie

Monticello Aug. 22. 1814

Sir

In the suit in Chancery which I have instituted against you in the county court of Albemarle for the purpose of perpetuating the testimony of certain witnesses in the bill named, & under the authority of commissions issued from the sd court, I intend to take the depositions of the following persons at the times & places following, to wit, the depositions of

Craven Peyton and Richard Price at ten aclock of Thursday the 8th of the ensuing month of September, at the tavern of John Watson in Milton:

Dabney Carr at 12. aclock of Tuesday the1 13th of the same month of September at his dwelling house in Winchester:

Elizabeth Henderson at 12. aclock of Tuesday the 11th of October next at her dwelling house in the neighborhood of Frankfort in Kentucky

James Lewis at 12. aclock of Tuesday the 25th of the same month of October at his dwelling house in Franklin county in Tenissee

of all which be pleased to recieve this as notice for your attendance

Th: Jefferson

RC (THi); at foot of text: “To Mr David Michie Albemarle.” Not recorded in SJL.

1TJ here canceled “11th of October next.”

Index Entries

  • Carr, Dabney (1773–1837) (TJ’s nephew); deposition in Jefferson v. Michie search
  • Henderson, Elizabeth Lewis (Bennett Henderson’s wife); and deposition in Jefferson v. Michie search
  • Henderson, Elizabeth Lewis (Bennett Henderson’s wife); and Jefferson v. Michie search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; dispute with D. Michie search
  • Jefferson v. Michie; and depositions search
  • Lewis, James; and deposition in Jefferson v. Michie search
  • Lewis, James; and TJ’s land dispute with D. Michie search
  • Michie, David; Jefferson v. Michie search
  • Michie, David; letters to search
  • Peyton, Craven; Jefferson v. Michie search
  • Price, Richard (of Milton); Jefferson v. Michie search
  • Watson, John; and Jefferson v. Michie search