Thomas Jefferson Papers

Joel Yancey to Thomas Jefferson, 18 June 1821

From Joel Yancey

Lynchburg 18th June 1821

Dr Sir

Your 2 letters of 8 and 9th Inst. I received a few days past with two Dfts in favour of Bishop and myself on Capt Peyton, for which I thank you, as they will answer all the Debts that are now pressing on me I have enquired of Mr Miller the price of board and tuition, which is thirty dollars tuition fee, and one hundred dollars board for two sessions one half paid in advance

Respecfully Yrs

Joel Yancey

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 25 June 1821 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Thomas Eston Randolph, 10 Sept. 1822, on recto and verso; addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Monticello”; franked; postmarked Lynchburg, 22 June.

Index Entries

  • Bishop, Jonathan; TJ pays search
  • Miller, Samuel Thomas; instructor at New London Academy search
  • New London, Va.; academy at search
  • Peyton, Bernard; payments made for TJ search
  • schools and colleges; New London Academy search
  • Yancey, Joel (d.1833); letters from search
  • Yancey, Joel (d.1833); TJ pays search