Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on Account with William D. Fitch, [ca. 19 May 1819]

Notes on Account with William D. Fitch

[ca. 19 May 1819]

Extracts from my Memorandum book of matters of acct with Wm Fitz1

1810. Aug. 6. settled account with Oglesby & Fitz for last year’s rent of warehouse
 £ s d
and after allowing   5–12–6  for J. H. Craven bringing up nailrod
and  19–12–1  my order in favr of Craven
I now recieve  16–13–8  balance
1813. Apr. 6. recieved from Wm Fitz 20.D. on acct of wood & rent.
Sep. 23. Wm Fitz paid E. Bacon for me 20.D.
1814. Apr. 5. recd from Wm Fitz for firewood 7.D.
1815. June 5. recd from Wm Fitz 15.D. on account.
1817. May 15. mr Bacon has recd from Wm Fitz 20. D which he pays2 to Mary Bacon
1819. Mar. 1. recd from Wm Fitz thro’ E. Bacon 50.D. on acct of the warehouse
May. 19. Wm Fitz has paid E. Bacon 30.D. which E. Bacon pays to Maupin.3 corn4

MS (MHi); entirely in TJ’s hand; undated; endorsed by TJ: “Fitz W. D.” Dft (MHi); entirely in TJ’s hand; undated; with list of page numbers from his 1804–26 memorandum book in MHi at foot of text: “83. 102. 105. 109. 117. 132. 144. 146.” (for the entries in question, see 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 , vol. 2).

1Heading not in Dft.

2Dft here adds “in part.”

3Dft here adds “in part for.”

4Beneath this word in Dft TJ wrote the total amount received from Fitch beginning in 1813: “162.D.”

Index Entries

  • Bacon, Edmund; and rent collection search
  • Bacon, Edmund; Monticello overseer search
  • Bacon, Mary Anne Williamson; account with TJ search
  • corn; TJ buys search
  • Craven, John H.; TJ’s account with search
  • Fitch, William D.; account with TJ search
  • Fitch, William D.; TJ’s Notes on Account with search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business and Financial Affairs; account with W. D. Fitch search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Writings; Notes on Account with William D. Fitch search
  • Maupin, Charles W.; and corn for TJ search
  • naileries; nail-rod and iron stock search
  • Oglesby, Jacob; financial transactions of search
  • rent; agreement with W. D. Fitch search
  • wood; firewood search