Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Brown (of Charlottesville) to Thomas Jefferson, 17 July 1821

From James Brown (of Charlottesville)

Charlottesville July 17. 1821.

D. sir

Enclosed you have your Bond to F. Lewis, for which I received Payment in a drft Some time Since, the Bond would have been forwarded to you ere this, but it was not perfectly understood by Mr. J. Leitch what paper you wanted when your Servant applied to him for a paper.

Yr. Obt Servt

James Brown

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ; with additional notation by TJ beneath endorsement: “returng my note to Fieldg Lewis.” RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Bernard Peyton, 7 Oct. 1822, on verso; addressed: “Mr. Thomas Jefferson Monticello.” Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • Brown, James (of Charlottesville); as clerk to J. Leitch search
  • Brown, James (of Charlottesville); letters from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with J. Leitch search
  • Leitch, James; account with TJ search
  • Lewis, Thomas Fielding; TJ’s debt to search
  • slaves; errands by search