Thomas Jefferson Papers

Gibson & Jefferson to Thomas Jefferson, 27 January 1813

From Gibson & Jefferson

Richmond 27th Jany 1813


your letter of the 21st we duly received & have as directed therein deposited $100 in the Bank of Virginia, to the credit of mr. James Hamilton of Williamboro’ n.C.—we likewise inclose you herein, a further sum of $100.— mr Gibson is at present out of town, he will return in a few days

very respectfully your ob servts
Gibson & Jefferson
per James Ligon

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); in Ligon’s hand; between dateline and salutation: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Gibson & Jefferson received 29 Jan. 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

On 29 Jan. 1813 TJ recorded the receipt of the $100 from Gibson & Jefferson and further noted that “they have paid into the bank of Richmd. the 50.D. recd. ante Aug. 18. from Watson of Louisa & the 50.D. recd. from Geo. Divers ante Oct. 24. to the credit of James Hamilton, being their subscriptions to Wm. Mclure assigned to Hamilton” (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1286).

Index Entries

  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); and W. McClure’s debt search
  • Divers, George; and W. McClure’s debts search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and subscriptions for W. McClure search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); letters from search
  • Hamilton, James; and W. McClure’s debts search
  • Ligon, James; clerk for Gibson & Jefferson search
  • subscriptions, non-publication; to pay W. McClure’s debts search
  • Watson, David; and W. McClure’s debts search