Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Gibbon to Thomas Jefferson, 5 January [1816]

From James Gibbon

Richd Jany 5. 1815 [1816]


By Coll. Randolps servant I take occasion to return, the letter you were at the trouble to send in relation to the Lima Sugar

with much respect Im Yo Mo Ob

J Gibbon

RC (DLC: TJ Papers, 203:36111); misdated; dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 5 Jan. 1816 received 7 Jan. 1816 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Richard S. Hackley to TJ, 3 Oct. 1815.

Thomas Mann Randolph’s (randolps) slave may have been Harry (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 , 2:1317).

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  • Gibbon, James; and sugar for TJ search
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  • Harry (boatman); carries goods from Richmond search
  • Randolph, Thomas Mann (1768–1828) (TJ’s son-in-law; Martha Jefferson Randolph’s husband); slaves owned by search
  • South America; sugar from search
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