Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Craven Peyton, 19 October 1820

Monteagle Octr 19. 20.

Dear Sir

I am favoured with yours of today inclosing a Draft. On Capt Bernard Peyton of Richmd for five hundred Dollars at sight, to be placed to Your Credit with me, I was spoken to by Your Amiable Grand Son; several months past, asking my indulgence, On the debt due from you, untill I might want it; I informed him; I had made arrangements for its use, On the 25 Decr next & the Undarstanding was he woud go into Bank rathar than a disappaintment shoud take place, I was to indorse for him I feal confident there is no Man liveing who feals more for your case & happiness then, I do & will see you soon On the subject.

With the greatest Respect and Esteem

C. Peyton

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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