Thomas Jefferson Papers

Samuel Garland to Thomas Jefferson, 21 June 1820

From Samuel Garland

Lynchburg June 21. 1820.


I had this pleasure by the last weeks mail to which I beg leave to call your attention—

Mr Jacob W. White has just put into my hands your assumset for $143:56. due 19th July 1819. for collection—he request me to say to you that he is in great want of the money, so much indeed that if it be not paid in a few weeks he must sustain great inconveniance if not a sacrifise—

With Sentiments of Respect

Yr obt St

S, Garland

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as a letter from “Garland <E> S.” received 26 June 1820 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Patrick Gibson, 14 July 1820, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esqr near Charlottesville”; franked; postmarked Lynchburg, 23 June.

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