Thomas Jefferson Papers

Nicholas H. Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, 2 June 1819 (1st letter)

From Nicholas H. Lewis

June 2nd 1819

Dear Sir

In consequence of the inconvenience that would acrue to the parties in taking the deposition of E. Poor at Warminster we have concluded to make an effort to get him to Charlottesville the tenth of this Instant at which time and place we shall proceed to take his deposition with others agreable to the notice given   Yours with respect

 N, H, Lewis
Secty & Agent to the Rivanna company

P.S. You will be so good as to send an answer by boy


RC (DLC); postscript adjacent to signature; addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello.”

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  • Lewis, Nicholas Hunter; and Rivanna Company search
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  • Poor, Immanuel; as agent of Rivanna Company search
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