Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Gibson & Jefferson: Flour Account with TJ, [9 June 1812]


Flour Account with Gibson & Jefferson

Gibson & Jefferson’s acct of the flour. recd June 12. 1812

date of sale.
1812. Feb. 12. 59. Barrels superfine
Mar. 25. 34. x midlings
3. struck do
28. 58. superfine
1. fine
June. 8. 12. fine
57. x midlings
8. struck do
3. Bar. ship stuff ‘on hand which they cannot dispose of at any price.’
235. Bar.
in the whole
117.  Bar.  Superfine
13. fine
91. x midlings
11. struck do
3. shipstuff unsaleable

Tr (DLC: TJ Papers, 196:34865); in TJ’s hand; undated; with unrelated calculation at foot of page; on verso of portion of address cover of Charles Blagrove to TJ, 4 June 1812.

The contents of a struck barrel are leveled rather than heaped (OED description begins James A. H. Murray, J. A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner, and others, eds., The Oxford English Dictionary, 2d ed., 1989, 20 vols. description ends ).

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