Thomas Jefferson Papers

William Barret to Thomas Jefferson, 20 August 1821

From William Barret

Richmond 20th August 1821


I am favored with your letter of the 17th inst inclosing Alexander Garretts order on Messrs Eustace & McNamara in favor of V W. Southall for $500—The draft was paid on presentation, and the amount is placed to the credit of your bond to A. Robertson & Co assigned to B. Miller—

I am Sir with great respect Your Obt Hble Servt

William Barret

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 6 Sept. 1821 and so recorded in SJL; with TJ’s additional notation above endorsement: “Miller. B.” RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to John H. Huffman, 10 Nov. 1822, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 20 Aug.

Index Entries

  • A. Robertson & Company (firm); TJ’s debt to search
  • Barret, William; and TJ’s debt to A. Robertson & Company search
  • Barret, William; letters from search
  • Eustace & McNamara (Richmond firm) search
  • Garrett, Alexander; order drawn by search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; debt to A. Robertson & Company search
  • Miller, Boyd; and TJ’s debt to A. Robertson & Company search
  • Southall, Valentine Wood; orders in favor of search