Thomas Jefferson Papers

Gibson & Jefferson to Thomas Jefferson, 7 April 1811

From Gibson & Jefferson

Richmond 7th April 1811—


We hand you annex’d your Accot Current balanced by $6264.72 in our favor—We also inclose you a note for your signature to renew the one in bank due the 3d May1—we leave the amount blank to be fill’d up as you may direct—We received a few days since fifty six barrels of your flour all Sfine, sales were made on Monday at 9½ $, but in consequence of a large quantity coming down at once the price has fallen to 9 $ however before the remainder of yours is received, we expect it will again rise, as the quantity in market is small, and the Cadiz & Lisbon markets still encouraging to shippers—Respectfully we are

Your obt Servts

Gibson & Jefferson

RC (MHi); at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre”; in Patrick Gibson’s hand; endorsed by TJ as received 14 Apr. 1811 and so recorded in SJL.Enclosures not found.

1Preceding two words interlined above “27/30th Inst.”

Index Entries

  • Cádiz; market at search
  • flour; at Richmond search
  • flour; price of search
  • flour; sale of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; mentioned search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and TJ’s bank and promissory notes search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); letters from search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour shipped to search