Thomas Jefferson Papers

David Higginbotham to Thomas Jefferson, 6 November 1820

From David Higginbotham

Morven 6th Novr 1820.

Dear Sir.

I Shall have to Pay my Overser Mr Moon on the 15th Int his Sallery for his last years Servises, if you can with any convenience Pay me by that time the amt of your small note to me for corn as under I shall be very thankfull   I am your mot Obt1

David Higginbotham

Note due 20th Mar 1820  $150. 90
Int to 6th Novr 1820. 5. 50
$156. 40

RC (MHi); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esq Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 6 Nov. 1820 and so recorded in SJL. FC (Lb in ViU: Higginbotham Manuscripts); in Higginbotham’s hand.

1Preceding two words not in FC.

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