Thomas Jefferson Papers

Craven Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 12 August 1821

From Craven Peyton

Monteagle Augt. 12. 21.

Dear Sir.

I am Just favoured with yours of to day, by Your Servant My Son informed me yestarday that You woud a ride down to day. & Calculateing On the pleasure of Your Dineing, with us, prepared Accordingly & am very sorry You was disappointed, Mrs Marks I am very Sorry to say Continues weak but in no Kind of danger. Doctr Watkins has attended her for two weeks & in his absence Doct Bramham; the disease is flattering at times being well & returning again. (a Bowell Complaint) she is Now On the Mend. & I hope in a few days will be well she has Nevar been confined to her Room

with great Respt. & Esteem

C. Peyton

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received the day it was written and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Bramham, Horace Witherall; as physician search
  • health; bowel complaint search
  • Marks, Anne Scott Jefferson (TJ’s sister; Hastings Marks’s wife); health of search
  • Marks, Anne Scott Jefferson (TJ’s sister; Hastings Marks’s wife); visits C. Peyton and family search
  • Peyton, Craven; and A. S. Marks search
  • Peyton, Craven; family of search
  • Peyton, Craven; letters from search
  • slaves; errands by search
  • Watkins, Thomas G.; as physician search