From William Wirt
Richmond. March 15. 1815.
The clerk of the court of chancery has, this day, for the first time put into my hands the fi: fa. in your case with Scott which I hasten to enclose to you—and beg you to believe me as ever
RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 17 Mar. 1815 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to James Madison, 25 Mar. 1815, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esqr Monticello” by “mail”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 15 Mar. Enclosure: statement of account with the Superior Court of Chancery for the Richmond District, [ca. 15 Mar. 1815], showing that TJ is owed $23.08 from the fieri facias in Scott v. Jefferson and Harrison, deducting $3.03 for his 1815 Campbell County land tax, and leaving a balance due TJ of $20.05 (MS in ViU: TJP; written on a scrap in an unidentified hand; undated; endorsed by TJ: “Scott Samuel”; with notation in a different hand: “February 26th 1816 Received”).
William W. Hening was the clerk of the Superior Court of Chancery for the Richmond District.
- Campbell County, Va.; taxation on property in search
- Hening, William Waller; as court clerk search
- Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; dispute with S. Scott search
- Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; pays taxes search
- Richmond, Va.; chancery court at search
- Scott, Samuel; TJ’s land dispute with search
- Scott v. Jefferson and Harrison; court costs in search
- Superior Court of Chancery for the Richmond District search
- taxes; TJ pays search
- Wirt, William; and TJ’s land dispute with S. Scott search
- Wirt, William; letters from search