Hugh Chisholm

Hugh Chisholm was a mason/bricklayer and plaster who worked for Jefferson from 1796-1797 and 1801 to 1814. He laid bricks at Monticello and Poplar Forest and built the Monticello cisterns and garden pavilion.

Primary Source References [1]

1796 December 7. "Richardson has worked 114. days @6/. Chisolm 44. do. @ 2/6 =L39-14." [2]

1797 April 10. "Richardson, Duke & Chisolm begin work. The 2 first @ 6/." [3]

1797 December 2. "Chisolm has worked 188 1/2 days @ 4/..." [4]

1801 August 23. "Paid Chisolm for plaistering &c. in full L4-10." [5]

1802 March 8. "...building...Chisholm 15..." [6]

1802 May 27. "Charge Chisolm 3. bush. corn @ 15/." [7]

1802 August 2. "Pd. Hugh Chisolm on acct. 10.D." [8]

1802 August 23. "I am to pay Joel Yancey for Hugh Chisolm 30." [9]

1802 September 20. "Settled with Hugh Chisolm to this day, and the balance due him is 210.75D." [10]

1803 January 11. "Inclosed to Gabriel Lilly for Hugh Chisolm 100." [11]

1803 May 4. "...Chisolm, brickwork 142.50." [12]

1803 June 8. "Inclosed 120.D. to Gabriel Lilly out of which he is to pay Hugh Chisolm 117.55 the balance with interest due him ante Sep. 20 & Jan. 11." [13]

1804 May 8. "Wanscher arrives this day. Hugh Chisolm agrees to work with him for 20.D. a month." [14]

1804 August 19. "Pd. Hugh Chisolm 20.D." [15]

1804 November 10. "Inclosed to Gabriel Lilly for...Hugh Chisolm 50." [16]

1805 April 13. "On settlement with Hugh Chisolm, I owe him 136.D. exclusive of some jobs begun Mar. 28 & not yet finished." [17]

1805 June 6. "Recd from bk. US...draughts...on bk. Us. in Baltim..J. Spear's order from...H. Chisolm 100.D." [18]

1805 September 17. "Pd. Chisolm 10.D." [19]

1805 September 28. "Pd. Chisolm 10.D." [20]

1806 January 19. "Inclosed to J.H. Freeman for...Hugh Chisolm 67.33." [21]

1806 June 28. "Inclosed to Hugh Chisolm 20.D." [22]

1806 August 24. "Pd. Chisolm 10.D. & I am to pay J. Speer abt. 25.D. for him." [23]

1806 September 13. "Paid John Speer for...Hugh Chisolm 8-7--3 = 27.87." [24]

1806 September 25. "Inclosed to Hugh Chisolm 20.D. to pay for digging & on account..." [25]

1806 October 18. "Accepted Hugh Chisolm's ord. in favr. John Kelly for 49/9=8.29." [26]

1806 November 17.' "Inclosed to Hugh Chisolm (Under cover to Mr. Steptoe) 20.D." [27]

1806 December 9. "Assumed to John Speer on order of...Hugh Chisolm 18.50." [28]

1807 January 11. "Inclosed to Edmund Bacon...for...Chisolm 50...." [29]

1807 February 9. "Inclosed to Edmund Bacon for...Hugh Chisolm 50." [30]

1807 April 14. "Paid Hugh Chisolm 50.D." [31]

1807 June 8. "Inclosed to Edmund Bacon...J. Kelly on acct. of Hugh Chisolm 75.87." [32]

1807 September 15. "Pd. Chisolm on acct. 10.D." [33]

1807 December 8. "Inclosed to E.Bacon...for...Hugh Chisolm." [34]

1808 January 5. "...remitted to E. Bacon...for...Hugh Chisolm 100..." [35]

1808 February 8. "Inclosed to Edmd. Bacon for...H. Chisolm 100...." [36]

1808 March 8. "Inclosed to Edmund Bacon...for Hugh Chisolm 100." [37]

1808 May 12. "Pd. Hugh Chisolm 60.D." [38]

1808 August 8. "Inclosed to Reuben Maury for Hugh Chisolm 43.D." [39]

1808 November 7. "Inclosed to Edmund Bacon...J. Bullock for H. Chisolm 77.90...Inclosed to Hugh Chisolm 10.D. to John R. Chisolm for H. Chisolm 35.D." [40]

1809 January 7. "...desired him [George Jefferson] to pay as follows to Hugh Chisolm 150.D. on account..." [41]

1809 January 23. "Drew on Gibson & Jefferson to pay my order in favr. of...Hugh Chisolm 157.16...Inclosed orders to Perry & Chisolm." [42]

1809 August 11. "Chisolm begins to work." [43]

1809 September 6. "H. Chisolm brother begins to work." [44]

1810 November 17. "Settled with Hugh Chisolm and the balance of 136.61 due to him." [45]

1814 June 22. "Wrote to P. Gibson to remit 240.D. to Archibd. Robertson for J.A. Goodman to wit. to Nimrod Darnell on acct. Hugh Chisolm 20..." [46]

1814 June 23. "Pd. Hugh Chisolm on acct. 10.D." [47]

1814 July 5. "Hugh Chisolm fnished at Pop. For. the 1st. day of this month." [48]

1815 October 14. "He has pd. Wm. Ballard for me also 50.D. and to Hugh Chisolm 184.D." [49]

1820 May 5. "Chisolm's Lewis 1.D." [50]

1821 September 29. "Chisolm's Lewis gratuity for cistern 1.D." [51]

1822 March 23. "Gave Chisolm's Lewis 1.D." [52]

1822 April 7. "Pd. Lewis, Chisolm's, for work & gratuity 2.D." [53]

1822 July 18. "Chisolm's Lewis for hair." [54]

1822 July 25. "Chisolm's Lewis 1.D." [55]

1822 December 5. "Chisolm's Lewis, trimmr. N. Pavilion 1.D." [56]

1823 August 22. "Gratuity to Chisolm's Lewis 1.D." [57]

1824 August 6. "Drew on [[Bernard Peyton|B. Peyton]] for 200.D. in favr. Joel Yancey for Hugh Chisolm." [58]

1826 January 14. "Chisolm's Lewis 3. days work opening flue of Appendix 3.50." [59]

Footnotes

1. Please note that this list should not be considered comprehensive.

2. Bear, James A. Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds. Jefferson's Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767-1826. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997, 2:950.

3. Ibid, 2:1250.

4. Ibid, 2:974.

5. Ibid, 2:1050.

6. Ibid, 2:1067.

7. Ibid, 2:1073.

8. Ibid, 2:1079.

9. Ibid, 2:1079.

10. Ibid, 2:1081.

11. Ibid, 2:1090.

12. Ibid, 2:1098.

13. Ibid, 2:1102.

14. Ibid, 2:1126.

15. Ibid, 2:1134.

16. Ibid, 2:1139.

17. Ibid, 2:1150.

18. Ibid, 2:1155.

19. Ibid, 2:1162.

20. Ibid, 2:1163.

21. Ibid, 2:1172.

22. Ibid, 2:1182.

23. Ibid, 2:1187.

24. Ibid, 2:1188.

25. Ibid.

26. Ibid.

27. Ibid, 2:1193.

28. Ibid, 2:1194.

29. Ibid, 2:1196.

30. Ibid, 2:1198.

31. Ibid, 2:1201.

32. Ibid, 2:1205.

33. Ibid, 2:1210.

34. Ibid, 2:1216.

35. Ibid, 2:1217.

36. Ibid, 2: 1219.

37. Ibid, 2:1221.

38. Ibid, 2:1225.

39. Ibid, 2:1230.

40. Ibid, 2:1234.

41. Ibid, 2:1237.

42. Ibid, 2:1238-1239.

43. Ibid, 2:1246.

44. Ibid, 2:1247.

45. Ibid, 2:1261.

46. Ibid, 2:1300.

47. Ibid, 2:1300

48. Ibid.

49. Ibid, 2:1315.

50. Ibid, 2:1364.

51. Ibid, 2:1379.

52. Ibid, 1384.

53. Ibid.

54. Ibid, 2:1388.

55. Ibid.

56. Ibid, 2:1392.

57. Ibid, 2:1398.

58. Ibid, 2:1405.

59. Ibid, 2:1415.

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