Thomas Jefferson Papers

Patrick Gibson to Thomas Jefferson, 8 February 1814

From Patrick Gibson

Richmond 8th February 1814—


I send you by Mr Johnson such parts of the nail rod mention’d in your letter of the 26th Ulto as I have been able to procure together with the Corks & powder as pr Memn at foot—nothing has been doing in Flour since I wrote you last, the price is nominally 4½$— With great respect I am

Your obt Servt

Patrick Gibson

Of  Saml G. Adams  62 lbs hoop Iron 9d $ 7. 751 = .12½
2 bundles 6d nail rod  30/. 10. 2 = .10
2  10d  10.
1  Spike  5.   $ 32. 75
Jas Brown Jr a Keg Gun powder 21.
J & J Dick 12 Gross Corks 4/6 9.
Toll & draye . 373
$ 63. 124

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); in Gibson’s hand, with two calculations in TJ’s hand; at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre”; endorsed by TJ as received 15 Feb. 1814 and so recorded (as a letter from Gibson & Jefferson) in SJL.

1Remainder of line added by TJ.

2Remainder of line added by TJ.

3Reworked from “.25.”

4Reworked from “$63.—.”

Index Entries

  • Adams, Samuel G.; merchant search
  • Brown, James, Jr. (of Richmond); and gunpowder search
  • corks; sent to TJ search
  • Dick, J. & J. (firm); and corks search
  • flour; price of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and goods for TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and nailrod for TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • gunpowder; sent to TJ search
  • household articles; corks search
  • Johnson, William (waterman); transports goods from Richmond search
  • naileries; nailrod and iron stock search