Cary v. The King

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Cary v. The King, 1 Jefferson's Memorandum Books 50 (1968),[1] was a case in which Thomas Jefferson worked with George Wythe for the defendant, Archibald Cary, with Wythe as the principal.

Text of Jefferson's Entry

May 3. Archibd. Cary (Chesterfield) ads. the King. The def. is sued as security for the late treasurer. To defend him. Wythe principal. I am to draw Special pleas for Cary and Braxton.[2]

See Also


  1. Thomas Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767-1826. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, 2nd Series, James A. Bear, Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997): 1:50.
  2. Jefferson's Memorandum Books, 1:50-51.