Thomas Jefferson Papers

Martin Dawson to Thomas Jefferson, 26 October 1820

From Martin Dawson

Milton 26th October 1820:

Dear Sir

Mr Edmund Meeks hath drawn on you in my favour for eighteen Dollars Thirty five cents payable 1st Jany next Please to write me—whether I may put the same to your Accot or not   With Esteem

Yo. Ob. Hu. Serv

Martin Dawson


RC (ViU: TJP-ER); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esqre } Monticello”; endorsed by TJ: “Meek Edmd 18.35 to M. Dawson.”

TJ accepted this order the following day (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, 2 vols., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1370).

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