Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Jefferson, 17 April 1806

Washington Apr. 17. 06.

Dear Sir

I percieve by the last quarter’s account that there was a balance of 49.79 D against me since which you have paid between 4. & 500. D. for me. I must pray you to make this sum out of my tobaccos in your hands in preference to any other object, as I would not wish you to lie out of money advanced. I cannot but hope you have by this time recieved a sufficiency of my tobacco to cover both this & mr Lyles sum. Congress will rise certainly on Monday. Accept affectionate salutations

Th: Jefferson

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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