Thomas Jefferson Papers

Alexander Garrett to Thomas Jefferson, 4 September 1822

From Alexander Garrett

Charlottesville 4th Sept. 1822

Dr Sir

I send for your approval the check of two thousand dollars enclosed; besides several drafts which have been presented for payment (& which I could not pay for want of funds) Mr Peyton has sent me his account for the purchase of the bill of exchange on Leghorn by which the University is in his debt about $100. and which I wish to send him by the return mail,   I would have wrode up to see you in person but buisiness prevents,

Respectfully Your Mo Obt

Alex: Garrett

RC (CSmH: JF); addressed: “Mr Jefferson Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received the day it was written and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

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