Thomas Jefferson Papers

Joseph Marx to Thomas Jefferson, 2 September 1819

From Joseph Marx

Richmond 2d sept 1819


I communicated the contents of Your letter under the 24th Aug, to the Board of Directors of the office of D & D, at this place, they very readily accepted the security proposed by Yourself, I annex a Copy of their resolution, for regard to the discount I take it for granted, that Colonel Nicholas will embrace that hereafter in his intended general settlement, in the mean while the Rules of the office require, that the discount be paid, untill the proposed general arrangment be complete,

I have applied one of the Notes enclosed in Your favor under 24th, to retire the Note upon which form required a Protest, the other will be used to meet the one due the 15th Instant

Whilst I lament the present occasion which has procured me the honor of a letter from You, permit me to add that I shall feel much gratification in being made usefull to You here, upon matters more agreable to Yourself

With Sentiments of the highest Respect Sir Your most Obt servt

Joseph Marx

RC (DLC); on p. 1 of a sheet folded to form four pages, with p. 2 blank, enclosure on p. 3, and address cover on p. 4; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 2 Sept.; endorsed by TJ as received 14 Sept. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Resolution by Board of Directors of Richmond Branch of Second Bank of the United States, 1 Sept. 1819.

d & d: Discount and Deposit.

Index Entries

  • Bank of the United States, Second, Richmond branch of; and W. C. Nicholas’s debts search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; bond with W. C. Nicholas and T. J. Randolph search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; endorses notes for W. C. Nicholas search
  • Marx, Joseph; as director of Richmond branch of Second Bank of U.S. search
  • Marx, Joseph; letters from search
  • Nicholas, Wilson Cary (1761–1820); bond with TJ and T. J. Randolph search
  • Nicholas, Wilson Cary (1761–1820); TJ endorses notes for search
  • Randolph, Thomas Jefferson (TJ’s grandson; Jane Hollins Nicholas Randolph’s husband); and W. C. Nicholas’s debts search