Thomas Jefferson Papers

Charles Yancey (1766–ca. 1825) to Thomas Jefferson, 14 May 1821

From Charles Yancey (1766–ca. 1825)

Yanceys Mills Va 14th May 1821

Dear Sir.

the Bearer hereof Wm C. Yates Esqr being On his way to Richmond is desirous of Seeing You, & Your Residence, Any attention paid to him will be to Your Old friend a favor, who Gladly embraces the Opportunity of Renewing to You his unfeigned Regard & esteem for You as a man, & an Old faithfull public Servant

I am Dear Sir, Your friend & Most Obedient Humble Servant

Charles Yancey

RC (MHi); addressed: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Albemarle Va” by “Capt Yates”; endorsed by TJ as received the day it was written and so recorded in SJL.

William C. Yates (d. ca. 1827) was listed alone in Staunton in the 1820 census (DNA: RG 29, CS, Augusta Co., Staunton; bond for Yancey estate administration, 26 Feb. 1827, Augusta Co. Executors’ and Administrators’ Bonds).

Index Entries

  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of introduction to search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); Visitors to; Yates, William C. search
  • Yancey, Charles (1766–ca.1825); introduces W. C. Yates search
  • Yancey, Charles (1766–ca.1825); letters from search
  • Yates, William C.; identified search
  • Yates, William C.; introduced to TJ search
  • Yates, William C.; visits Monticello search