Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Francis Walker Gilmer to Alexander Garrett, 30 April 1824

Richmond 30th april 1824.

I have this day received of Alexander Garrett, Bursar of the university of Virginia, two sets of bills of exchange, amounting to £2.110.. 7..0. Sterling, drawn by Joseph Marx on Mesrs. Gowan & Marx of London. The first set of bills, amounting to Eighteen hundred pounds Sterling, to be applied to the purposes of the university, according to instructions; the second set, amounting to three hundred. ten pounds & seven shillings Sterling, being in lieu of the $1500 currency, stipulated to be paid me, as agent for the university, on the mission. to employ professors.

F. W. Gilmer.

[note in TJ’s hand]: the above paiments by the Bursar are approved

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