Thomas Jefferson Papers

John M. Perry to Thomas Jefferson, 6 July 1819

From John M. Perry

university of va July 6th 1819


the inclosed order is for a ballance due for Brick work done last year includeing the Resst of Mrs Garners house—I should be glad to get a further sum before you go to poplar forest otherwise I shall be left destitue of funds to Carry on the work I have on hand.

Respectfully your obt Servt

John M Perry

RC (ViU: TJP); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 6 July 1819. Enclosure not found.

On 16 July 1819 Perry acknowledged receipt of a “Dft of A S. Brockenbrough Proctor U. Va on Alex Garrett Esqr Bursar for fifteen hundred dollars on acct Work & materials in Pavilion No 4 [i.e., Pavilion VII] & the adjoining dormitories” (MS in ViU: PP; written on a small scrap in Brockenbrough’s hand, signed by Perry).

Index Entries

  • Brockenbrough, Arthur Spicer; as University of Virginia proctor search
  • Garner, Mary; house of search
  • Garrett, Alexander; as University of Virginia bursar search
  • Perry, John M.; as builder for Central College–University of Virginia search
  • Perry, John M.; letters from search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); TJ plans visits to search
  • Virginia, University of; Construction and Grounds; dormitory rooms search
  • Virginia, University of; Construction and Grounds; Pavilion VII search
  • Virginia, University of; Construction and Grounds; wages for workmen search