Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to James Leitch, 16 October 1819

To James Leitch

Oct. 16. 19.

about 15. or 20. ℔ of Cotton yarn which Burwell reports that mr Leitch has fit for negro cloth.

a ream of best letter paper


RC (Mrs. J. Sharshall Grasty, Charlottesville, 1947; photocopy in ViU: TJP); written on a small scrap; dateline beneath signature; at foot of text: “mr James Leitch.” Not recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Colbert, Burwell (TJ’s slave;1783–ca.1862; Critta Colbert’s husband); and goods for TJ search
  • cotton; yarn search
  • Leitch, James; letters to search
  • Leitch, James; TJ orders goods from search
  • slaves; clothing for search
  • stationery; letter paper search
  • textiles; yarn search