Thomas Jefferson Papers

Archibald Robertson to Thomas Jefferson, 11 November 1814

From Archibald Robertson

Lynchburg 11th novr 1814

Dear Sir

Your favor of this date have recd enclosing a dft on mr P. Gibson which shall be attended to, and the amount paid mr Claytor at Bedford Court—

I am glad to hear that you have a prospect of receiving money, other than from the ordinary sources, in that case hope it will be in your power to aid us, nothing but absolute necessity would induce us to apply to our customers for money in these difficult times,

We have received a small assortment of Fall Goods & will be glad to furnish what you may have to purchase,

Respectfully Your ob St

A. Robertson

PS Enclosed you have a copy of your acct to 31 augt which hope on examination will be found correct—


RC (ViU: TJP); endorsed by TJ as received 11 (reworked from 12) Nov. 1814 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • Bedford County, Va.; taxation on property in search
  • Bedford County Court, Va. search
  • Campbell County, Va.; taxation on property in search
  • Claytor, John; as Bedford Co. sheriff search
  • Gibson, Patrick; payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with A. Robertson search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; pays taxes search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); taxes on search
  • Robertson, Archibald; account with TJ search
  • Robertson, Archibald; and TJ’s taxes search
  • Robertson, Archibald; letters from search
  • taxes; TJ pays search
  • Virginia; wartime taxation in search