Thomas Jefferson Papers

Alexander Garrett to Thomas Jefferson, 7 December 1820

From Alexander Garrett

Charlottesville 7th December 1820

Dear Sir

On the 13th ult. the Literary1 board deposited in the Bank of Virginia $20.000. for the use of the University, $10.000. of which you will recollect you check’d for in my favor as Bursar that sum I had passed to my credit and since my return home from Richmond the drafts on me being very heavy I have disbursed the whole and yet left some amount considerable unpaid,   I have therefore now enclosed you a check for the remaining $10,000 which please approve and return me by the return mail,

I am Dr Sir. Your mo Obt St

Alex: Garrett

RC (CSmH: JF); endorsed by TJ as received 12 Dec. 1820 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

1Manuscript: “Litary.”

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