11-14-2010 11-14-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2526B Boston
November 14, 2010 11:00AMCalender
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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

 
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2526B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826), Signed autograph letter, October 18, 1816, from Monticello, one page, to David Gelston of New York, enclosing the balance of a payment, with holograph address leaf with free frank, (folds, toning, small area of paper loss at seal, light edge browning).

Text in full: Dear Sir/Your favor of the 11th came to hand last night. supposing the Mr. Gibson will have sent on the former sum of 89.11 as mentioned in my letter of the 16th before I could advise him to enlarge it, I have thought it best to inclose to you directly the additional sum of 6.60 in Richmond bank notes which we understand to be at par in N. York, or if not exactly so the fractional cents on the inclosed may perhaps make up the difference. with a repetition of my thanks accept that if the assurance of my great esteem and respect.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Monticello, David Gelston, Gibson, bank notes, York