Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Bernard Peyton, 19 April 1822

To Bernard Peyton

Monticello Apr. 19. 22.


Your’s of the 15th was recieved last night, and at the same time one from mr George Lieper dated Charlottesville the 11th informing he had on his return to that place met with a neighbor who supplied his wants, and therefore returned me my draught on you. we have consequently to correct the error [of] having used his draught on his father, which I must pray you to do by returning him the money immediately. losses by [e]xchange, postages Etc to be my expence. affectionately yours.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover of John Hemmings to TJ, 2 Nov. 1819; some text lost along left margin due to polygraph misalignment, with three words rewritten by TJ, in whole or in part, in right margin; at foot of text: “Colo Peyton”; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • Leiper, Thomas; and “George G. Leiper” search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and draft on Thomas Leiper & Son search
  • Peyton, Bernard; letters to search
  • Peyton, Bernard; payments made for TJ search
  • “Leiper, George G.” (pseudonym); TJ’s loan to search