Thomas Jefferson Papers

Gibson & Jefferson to Thomas Jefferson, 26 October 1812

From Gibson & Jefferson

Richmond 26th October 1812


We are favor’d with yours of the 23d the drafts therein mention’d are all paid—we now send you inclosed $300 as desired—Flour is in great demand, and none to be procured, the millers having engaged all they can grind for at least a week to come and in consequence of the dry season very little has been coming down the nominal price is 10½$—Wheat only 9/6—With great respect we are

Your obt Servs

Gibson & Jefferson

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); in Patrick Gibson’s hand; at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre”; endorsed by TJ as received 30 Oct. 1812 and so recorded in SJL.

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