Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Alexander Garrett, 22 March 1823

Charlottesville 22d March 1823.

Dear Sir

I send for your perusal, a letter recieved yesterday from Mr Brockenbrough stating the want of $500. to meet some pressing demands upon the University I also send a check for the $500. for your approval provided you consent to apply the $500. heretofore reserved to meet the freight &c. of the marble caps. as Mr B. proposes: there is yet a balance of the annuity of 23. undrawn, how much exactly I cannot say, we have drawn only $7000. this balance I presume will be about what Mr Brockenbrough states it, and can be drawn at any time, the caps &c. may arrive

Respecty Your Mo Obt

Alex: Garrett

CSmH: Jefferson File.

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