Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to James Leitch, 15 March 1822

To James Leitch

Mar. 15. 22.

1000. Xd nails


RC (WHi); written on a small scrap; dateline beneath signature; at foot of text: “Mr Leitch.” Not recorded in SJL.

A 16 Mar. 1822 entry in Leitch’s records shows that on that day TJ purchased by order “17 ℔s 10d Cutt nails” at “1/” for a total of $2.84 (Leitch Daybook description begins MS daybook of Charlottesville merchant James Leitch, 2 Mar. 1820–8 May 1823, ViCMRL, on deposit ViU, bound volume with ruled paper, in a clerk’s hand description ends , p. 381).

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