Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Thomas Cooper’s Order on Alexander Garrett, [by 3 March 1820]


Thomas Cooper’s Order on Alexander Garrett

Philadelphia [by 3 Mar. 1820]


Please to pay to the order of Mr John Vaughan of this City seven hundred and fifty dollars being an anticipation in part of my salary as Professor in the University of Virginia agreably to the terms of my proposals in a letter to Mr Jefferson of 25 Octr 1819

Thomas Cooper

MS (ViU: TJP); in Cooper’s hand, with notations in other hands as indicated; undated; adjacent to signature: “Treasurer of the University of Virginia”; endorsed by TJ as an undated letter from Cooper received 10 Mar. 1820 and so recorded in SJL; with signed notation dated 7 Apr. 1820 in TJ’s hand: “the payment of this order by the Bursar is approved”; note at foot of text dated Richmond, 13 Apr. 1820: “This is to certify that Alexander Garrett this day in my presence deposited a letter in the post office of this City addressed to John Vaughan, Philadelphia, in which letter was enclosed a check drawn by the Cashier of Farmers Bank of Virginia for Seven hundred and fifty dollars in favor of John Vaughan Given under my hand the date above Jno H Eustace,” in Garrett’s hand, signed by Eustace; additional signed endorsement by Vaughan: “Pay same to the order of Thomas Jefferson”; docketed in two unidentified hands.

Index Entries

  • Cooper, Thomas; University of Virginia professorship proposed for search
  • Eustace, John H.; as director of Farmers’ Bank of Virginia search
  • Farmers’ Bank of Virginia (Richmond); and University of Virginia search
  • Garrett, Alexander; as University of Virginia bursar search
  • Vaughan, John; and T. Cooper search
  • Vaughan, John; handles financial transactions search
  • Virginia, University of; Faculty and Curriculum; faculty compensation search
  • Virginia, University of; Faculty and Curriculum; T. Cooper as proposed professor search