Thomas Jefferson Papers

LeRoy, Bayard & Company to Thomas Jefferson, 8 June 1818

From LeRoy, Bayard & Company

Newyork June 8 1818.


We have been honor’d with your valued favor of the 13h ulto and on the 23d ulto we valued upon M. Patrick Gibson, as directed by him, $2387.69.—@ 1 d. St being for

The principal of your bond to Mess N & J & R Van Staphorst $1000.—with Interest to the 1 day of January 1816 2083. 20
Interest from 1 Janr 1816 to 7h June 1818 304. 49.

There then only remains the 3d bond for $2083.20 with Interest from January 1816.

Enclosed you will please to find the Second Bond receipted.

We have the honor to remain with utmost respect & consideration

Sir Your obedt Sts

LeRoy Bayard & Co

RC (DLC); in the hand of a representative of LeRoy, Bayard & Company; at foot of text: “The Honorable Thomas Jefferson Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 15 June 1818 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: bond of TJ to the firm of van Staphorst & Hubbard, 26 Mar. 1797, one of two TJ enclosed to van Staphorst & Hubbard in a letter of 27 Mar. 1797, and printed there (PTJ description begins Julian P. Boyd, Charles T. Cullen, John Catanzariti, Barbara B. Oberg, and others, eds., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, 1950– , 41 vols. description ends , 29:330–1; additional PrC in DLC: TJ Papers, 101:17338–9, entirely in TJ’s hand, lacking signatures of witness, justice, and county clerk, with unfilled blanks for names and date in attestation, lacking docket).

Index Entries

  • Gibson, Patrick; and payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; bonds with van Staphorst & Hubbard search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; debt to N. & J. & R. van Staphorst search
  • LeRoy, Bayard & Company (New York firm); and TJ’s debt to N. & J. & R. van Staphorst search
  • LeRoy, Bayard & Company (New York firm); letters from search
  • N. & J. & R. van Staphorst; TJ’s debt to search
  • van Staphorst & Hubbard (Amsterdam firm); TJ’s bonds to search