Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to David Higginbotham, 31 December 1817

To David Higginbotham

Monticello Dec. 31. 17.

Dear Sir

According to promise I sent to mr Short a form of reconveyance of the Indian camp to you, and impressed on him the necessity of executing it. he has just returned it to me duly executed, and I have the pleasure of inclosing it to you with assurances of my constant esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

RC (ViU: TJP); at foot of text: “Mr Higgenbotham”; endorsed by Higginbotham. PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover of Samuel J. Harrison to TJ, 11 Oct. 1817; endorsed by TJ. Enclosure: enclosure to TJ to William Short, 19 June 1817.

Index Entries

  • Higginbotham, David; and W. Short’s land search
  • Higginbotham, David; letters to search
  • Indian Camp (W. Short’s Albemarle Co. estate); sale of to D. Higginbotham search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and W. Short’s property search
  • Short, William; and Indian Camp search