Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Edmund Bacon, 20 August 1822

Augst 20th 1822.

Deare Sir.

The Paper containing a settlement of accounts dated January 28th 1821. saying all accts up to the first day of that month say Jan:y 1st.. 1821.

was settled and on that day was due me $634 ..71.
Jany 1st your acceptance of Meeks order. in favour of my son 12 ..
wages of 1821 to sepr 22nd 166 ..67
Wages of 1822. to sepr 22 166 ..67.
$980 ..05

The above sums with the interest on each as intitled is a correct statement as far as I now recollect.

respectfully yours

E: Bacon

at this time I cannot say whither or not it will soot me to remaine untill christmas. I shall immediately inquire into the chance of my geting a corner of the Presidents land could you inform me who to apply to to no the terms of sale. I would Gladly perchase 300 acres if I could get it at about $4000 as he ows me money

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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