Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Neilson, 15 February 1820

University Feby 15. 1820.


A difference of opinion between General Cocke and me, having arrose as to the terms of our contract. It was mutually agreed to leave the decision to your judgement. inclosed I send you a copy of our contract, with proposals offered to me by General Cocke, like wise my understanding of the Contract.

Hopeing you will pardon me for thus troubling you. I am with the most sincere respect your most Humble servant

John Neilson.

P I am making a beggining on the Pavillion [. . .]5 having brought up some workmen with me


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