Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson’s Final Agreement with William & Reuben Mitchell, 16 August 1811

Final Agreement with William & Reuben Mitchell

We have purchased of Mr Thomas Jefferson the whole of his present Crop of Wheat at the Poplar Forest to be delivered in the Black Water Mills as soon as one Waggon can conveniently haul it—the price to be within two shillings of that of Richmond; to be fixed at any time within forty days from this time; and payable in a Bill on Richmond at 60 days from the 5th of September next—

Owen Owens
W & R Mitchell

MS (MHi); in the hand of a representative of William & Reuben Mitchell, signed as witness by Owens; endorsed by TJ: “Mitchell W. & R. agreement.”

Index Entries

  • Blackwater Mills (Bedford Co.) search
  • flour; from Poplar Forest search
  • flour; price of search
  • mills; Blackwater (Bedford Co.) search
  • Mitchell, William & Reuben (Lynchburg firm); agreements with search
  • Mitchell, William & Reuben (Lynchburg firm); TJ’s transactions with search
  • Owens, Owen; witnesses agreement search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); flour from search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); wheat grown at search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search
  • Richmond, Va.; wheat prices in search
  • wheat; at Poplar Forest search
  • wheat; price of in Richmond search
  • wheat; TJ’s income from search