Thomas Jefferson Papers

Samuel Garland to Thomas Jefferson, 26 December 1821

From Samuel Garland

Lynchburg Decr 26. 1821


I beg to remind you, of your and Mr Yancys little bond to Hawkin’s admx in my hands for collection, if I am not mistaken you promised to send me a draft on Richmond, or the money so soon as the state of the river would inable you to ship flour—The person to whom this bond is now due is in want of the money—

most Respectfully

S, Garland

Bond  12  Oct 1820  $ 231
Int.  1 Jany  1822 16 .90
 Amt.  1 Jany 1822 $ 246 .90 1

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 2 Jan. 1822 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with FC of TJ to Horatio G. Spafford, 1 May 1824, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esq. Montecello Charllottesville”; franked; postmarked Lynchburg, 28 Dec.

1The correct sum is $247.90.

Index Entries

  • Garland, Samuel; and TJ’s debt to Mr. Hawkins search
  • Garland, Samuel; letters from search
  • Hawkins, Mr.; TJ buys horses from search
  • horses; TJ buys search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; debt to Mr. Hawkins search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • Rivanna River; navigation of search
  • Yancey, Joel (d.1833); buys horses for TJ search