Thomas Jefferson Papers

Gibson & Jefferson to Thomas Jefferson, 16 April 1812

From Gibson & Jefferson

Richmond 16th April 1812


We received this morning your favor of the 12th Inst and as you direct send inclosed $200 in small notes as per Statement at foot, your drafts in favor of Hay, Wirt & Tazewell shall be duly paid; we have received and passed to your credit $176.90— But little is yet doing in flour and we have hitherto deem’d it adviseable not to offer any for sale; as we have no doubt so soon as the present panic is over, that prices will be better—

With great respect we are Your obt Servts

Gibson & Jefferson

5.  of  20  $100
8 10.  80
4 5  20  $200

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); in Patrick Gibson’s hand; at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre”; endorsed by TJ as received 19 Apr. 1812 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • flour; sale of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and currency for TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and legal services for TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); flour sold for TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); letters from search
  • Hay, George; TJ pays search
  • Tazewell, Littleton Waller; TJ pays search
  • Wirt, William; TJ pays search