Thomas Jefferson Papers

Jerman Baker to Thomas Jefferson, 24 March 1818

From Jerman Baker

Richmond 24 Mar: 1818

Dr Sir,

You will find enclosed a subscription paper which was put into my hands some time last Fall; As an appology for not returning it at an earlier day I must observe that I have detained it in the expectation of encreasing the amount.

You will find the Names of Mr Page & Mr Skipwith erased in consequence of their having recieved subscription papers. My affectionate regards to Mrs Randolph. Be pleased to accept assurance of my

Sincere respect & regard Yrs

Jerman Baker

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 28 Mar. 1818 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MoSHi: TJC-BC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to John McKinney, 15 June 1818, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 24 Mar. Enclosed Central College subscription list not found, but see the example printed above at 5 May 1817.

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  • Baker, Jerman (1776–1828); and Central College subscription search
  • Baker, Jerman (1776–1828); letters from search
  • Baker, Jerman (1776–1828); sends greetings to M. J. Randolph search
  • Central College; subscription for search
  • Page, John (of Cumberland Co.); and Central College subscription search
  • Randolph, Martha Jefferson (Patsy; TJ’s daughter; Thomas Mann Randolph’s wife); greetings sent to search
  • Skipwith, George N.; and Central College subscription search
  • subscriptions, non-publication; for Central College/ University of Virginia search