Hardaway v. Bland

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Hardaway v. Bland, 1 Jefferson’s Memorandum Books 56 (1768),[1] was a building dispute in which George Wythe represented the defendant who wanted to build a new mill below the plaintiff’s mill. Thomas Jefferson assisted Wythe.

Text of Jefferson's Entry

June 20. Thomas Hardaway (Dinwiddie) v. Theodorick Bland (    ). An action for buiding a mill below the pl.'s mill. To assist G. W. for the def. See Bland's letter.[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): 1:56.
  2. Jefferson's Memorandum Books, 1:56.