Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Joel Yancey, 30 October 1819 (SJL description)

To Joel Yancey

[Monticello, 30 Oct. 1819. SJL entry reads “Moses’s Billy recd. sell Han’s Billy 6. or 700.D. Robertson. canal.” Letter not found.]

Index Entries

  • Billy (TJ’s slave; b.1799); sale of search
  • canals; at Poplar Forest search
  • Hannah (Hanah) (TJ’s slave; b.1770); family of search
  • Hern, Moses (TJ’s slave; b.1779); family of search
  • Hern, William (TJ’s slave; b.1801); escape of search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); canal at search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); slaves at search
  • Robertson, Archibald; agent for TJ search
  • slaves; fugitive search
  • slaves; TJ sells search
  • Yancey, Joel (d.1833); as superintendent of Poplar Forest search
  • Yancey, Joel (d.1833); letters to search