Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 9 October 1820

From Bernard Peyton

Rich’d 9 October 1820

Dear Sir,

Mr Eppes reached Town on Friday last, & on saturday handed me five hundred $500 Dollars for your ℀, which is at your credit, & will be held subject to your order—

Hoping the articles sent by the last mail may have reached you safely, remain—

With sincere regard Dr sir

Yours very Truely

Bernard Peyton

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 11 Oct. 1820 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Josiah Meigs, 12 May 1821, on verso; addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Monticello Milton”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 9 Oct.

Index Entries

  • Eppes, John Wayles (TJ’s son-in-law); and loan to TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from J. W. Eppes search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and goods for TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and payments to TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters from search