Thomas Jefferson Papers

Craven Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 13 December 1819

From Craven Peyton

Monteagle Decr 13th 1819

Dear Sir

I am On a bargain for some Negroes which will come very low. the Amt between us will Answar as Money payable in the spring. Yet I coud not think of a transfer without Your leave, at one time You gave this leave, And Am in hopes it will be agreeable to You in this instance, if it is not, You will please inform me,

with the greatest Esteem

C. Peyton

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); endorsed by TJ as received 13 Dec. 1819 and so recorded in SJL.

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