Thomas Jefferson Papers

Brown & Robertson to Thomas Jefferson, 28 August 1813

From Brown & Robertson

Lynchburg Aug. 28th 1813.

D sir

Yours of yesterday we have received, covering a draft upon Messrs Gibson & Jefferson for Six hundred Dollars which will be passed to your order—

The whole of the articles ordered are sent except the Molasses which the servant could not carry

Yrs Respy
B. & Robertson
per [. . .]. Garland.

RC (ViU: TJP); entirely in Garland’s hand; initial in signature illegible; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Poplar Forrest”; endorsed by TJ as received 28 Aug. 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Brown & Robertson (Lynchburg firm); letters from search
  • Brown & Robertson (Lynchburg firm); TJ’s account with search
  • food; molasses search
  • Garland, Mr.; employee of Brown & Robertson search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); payments made for TJ search
  • groceries; purchased by TJ search
  • molasses; provided to TJ search