Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Garland, 13 July 1820

To Samuel Garland

Monticello July 13. 20.


Not being able as yet to proceed myself to Bedfo[r]d I according to promise inclose you a draught for mr White’s debt1 on Capt Peyton of Richmond for 152.90 D to wit 143.56 principal and 9.342 thirteen months interest from July 19. 1819. this will be paid on demand, the funds being in his hands. I salute you with esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover of Garland to TJ, 15 June 1820; one word faint; at foot of text: “E. Garland esq.”; endorsed by TJ. Enclosure not found.

1Preceding four words interlined.

2Preceding two numbers reworked from “143.57” and “9.33,” respectively.

Index Entries

  • Garland, Samuel; and TJ’s debt to J. W. White search
  • Garland, Samuel; letters to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; debt to J. W. White search
  • Peyton, Bernard; payments made for TJ search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); TJ plans visits to search
  • White, Jacob W.; TJ’s debt to search