Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Joel Yancey, 23 October 1819 (SJL description)

To Joel Yancey

[Monticello, 23 Oct. 1819. SJL entry reads “inclosg ord. on P.G. favr A. Robertson 146.D. taxes  John Hem. to put up E. & W. stair doors. Billy.” Letter not found. In his financial records for this day, TJ indicated that he had drawn on Patrick Gibson in favor of Archibald Robertson “for 146.D. for my Bedford taxes now due” (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1358).]

Index Entries

  • Billy (TJ’s slave; b.1799); sale of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and payments made for TJ search
  • Hemmings, John (TJ’s slave; b. ca.1776); as woodworker search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); carpentry at search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); doors at search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); taxes on search
  • Robertson, Archibald; and TJ’s taxes search
  • slaves; as carpenters search
  • taxes; TJ pays search
  • Yancey, Joel (d.1833); as superintendent of Poplar Forest search
  • Yancey, Joel (d.1833); letters to search