Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Bernard Peyton, 23 October 1820

Monticello Oct. 23. 20.

Dear Sir

My draughts on you have been as follows

Sep. 30. in favor of Joel Wolfe 100 .
Oct. 13. Taxes Albemarle 197 .21
 do  Bedford 171 .
19. in favor of Craven Peyton 500 .
Th:J Randolph 101 .
Andrew Smith  abt 74 .20
21. James Leitch 533 .
Joel Wolfe 200
23. Martin Dawson 339 .52
2224 .93

tomorrow I shall draw in favor of Alexr Garrett for 210. something more or less, and of John Watson somewhere about 70.

The harpsichord strings came safe, but the letter of Oct. 5. did not somewhere till the 19th I see a Franklin Almanac [. . .] at the Franklin office, opposite the Market, will you be so good as to send me 2. copies by mail? I expect you have recieved a small package of books for me from Giugem; Baltimore. be so good as to forward them by a waggon to James Leitch. mr Baker informed me he should recieve soon a cask of Scuppernon wine for me, which I desired him to deliver to you, & I pray you to send by the boats of Johnson, Gilmore or any other boatman whom you know to be trusty. God bless you.

Th: Jefferson

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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