Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Martin Dawson, 16 February 1820

Milton 16th Feby 1820

Dear Sir

Mr Laportes Order on your letter of Credit due 1st December last for Three Hundred Dollars, is yet unpaid—shortly after I presented it to you—I mentioned the subject as you requested to Mr Laporte he promised to take it up himself from 1st to 15th this Month he now says he must rely on you to pay it—

I want the Money in Richmond, where I owe eight hundred Dollars—If it suits you to draw for that sum or a part I will give you the Money for the sum you may chuse to draw for—above said $300 & Interest

Yo. Ob. Hu. Sert

Martin Dawson

ViU: Edgehill-Randolph Papers.

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