Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to James Leitch, 4 May 1822

To James Leitch

4 May 1822

Mr. James Leitch is requested to pay to Edmund Meeks or order 14 Dollars 71 cents on account of Th: Jefferson.

Tr (TJ Editorial Files); typescript from manuscript offered by Charles Hamilton Galleries, Inc., auction 54, New York City, 9 Dec. 1971, lot 256. Not recorded in SJL.

TJ gave Meeks the order on Leitch for 14 dollars 71 cents that same day, and Leitch paid it on 6 May 1822 (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1385; 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. 402).

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