Thomas Jefferson Papers

Nicholas H. Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, 25 June 1819

From Nicholas H. Lewis

June 25th 1819


Be pleased to take notice that at the tavern of Jessee Devenports in the town of Charlottesville between the hours of 9 A.M. and 6 P.M. of Saturday the 26th instant—June and so from day to day untill concluded We shall proceed to take the deposition of Alexander Garrett to be read in evedence in the suit wherein you are plaintiff and the Directors of the Rivanna Company defendant in the superior court of chancery holden at Staunton

 N, H, Lewis
Sect: & Agent of the Rivanna Comy

RC (DLC); dateline at foot of text; at head of text: “Mr Thomas Jefferson.”

jessee devenports: Jesse Davenport’s.

Index Entries

  • Charlottesville, Va.; taverns in search
  • Davenport, Jesse; Charlottesville tavern keeper search
  • Garrett, Alexander; andJefferson v. Rivanna Company search
  • Jefferson v. Rivanna Company; depositions for search
  • Lewis, Nicholas Hunter; and Rivanna Company search
  • Lewis, Nicholas Hunter; letters from search
  • Rivanna Company; directors of search
  • Staunton, Va.; chancery court at search
  • Superior Court of Chancery for the Staunton District search