Thomas Jefferson Papers

William D. Meriwether and Nicholas H. Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, 1 June 1819 (2d letter)

From William D. Meriwether and Nicholas H. Lewis

Milton 1st June 1819


Be pleased to take notice that at the House of John Higginbotham in the Town of Warminster Between the hours of 9 AM and 6. PM of Saturday the fifth instant June and so from day to day until concluded we Shall proceed to take the Deposition of Emanuel Poor to be read in evidence in a Suit where in we are Defendants and your self complainant, in the Superior court of Chancery holden at Staunton

 W D. Meriwether President
N H Lewis as Secy & Agent for the Rivanna company

I acknolege due notice of the above and that a copy of it has been left with me

RC (DLC); written on a small scrap in an unidentified hand, signed by Meriwether and Lewis; between dateline and salutation: “Mr Thomas Jefferson”; at foot of text in TJ’s hand: “revoked by a note of June 2d & fixed for Charlottesville Thursday June 10.”

Index Entries

  • Higginbotham, John search
  • Jefferson v. Rivanna Company; depositions for search
  • Lewis, Nicholas Hunter; and Rivanna Company search
  • Lewis, Nicholas Hunter; letters from search
  • Meriwether, William Douglas; and Rivanna Company search
  • Meriwether, William Douglas; letters from search
  • Poor, Immanuel; as agent of Rivanna Company search