Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bill for Food to Thomas Jefferson at a Tavern in Liberty, Virginia, [17 September 1815]

V. Bill for Food at a Tavern in Liberty, Virginia

[17 Sept. 1815]

Mr Jefersons Bill
To  2 horsefeeds 2–
Dinner 2–
Servants Dinner  1–6
5 6

MS (MHi); written on a small scrap in an unidentified hand; undated; endorsed by TJ at foot of text: “1815. Sep. 17. Liberty”; with unidentified map in pencil by TJ on verso.

On 17 Sept. 1815 TJ recorded spending $0.93 for dinner in Liberty (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 , 2:1313).

Index Entries

  • food; tavern charges for search
  • horses; tavern charges for search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; bill from Liberty, Va., tavern search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Travels; tavern bills search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Travels; to Liberty search
  • Liberty, Va.; taverns in search
  • slaves; tavern charges for search
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