Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Rawlings to Thomas Jefferson, 14 May 1818

From James Rawlings

Office of the Mutual Asse Society
Richmond 14th May 1818.


Your favour of the 10 Inst with a Draft on Patrick Gibson of this place came to hand by yesterday’s mail—The draft has been paid, and I now enclose you a Receipt for the quotas of the years 1814, 1815, 1816 1817 & 1818 being all of the demands of the M A. Sy for Insurance of yr buildings at Monticello up to the end of this year—.

Very Respty Yr Most Ob
James Rawlings
P Agt M A Sy

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as a letter about “Fire insurance” received 23 May 1818 and so recorded in SJL; additional notation by TJ: “paymts Monto house 1814.” RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Anthony Finley, 7 Oct. 1818, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello. Albemarle”; stamp canceled; franked; postmarked Richmond, 15 May.

p agt m a sy: “Principal Agent Mutual Assurance Society.”

Index Entries

  • Gibson, Patrick; and payments made for TJ search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); insurance on search
  • Mutual Assurance Society; and TJ’s insurance search
  • Rawlings, James; and Mutual Assurance Society search
  • Rawlings, James; letters from search