Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Claxton, 24 October 1808

Washington 24th Oct 1808

Honord Sir

The treasurer not being certain that any money is in the hands of the Collector at Richmond, advised me to get a check on the Norfolk bank, which has communication with the Bank at Richmond—The check being made payable to the order of Mess Gibson & Jefferson, secures its safety Inclosed you will find the check, Sir, for 300$.

with sincere respect & esteem I have the honor to be Sir Your Hbl. Servant

Thos Claxton

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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