Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Ligon (for Patrick Gibson) to Thomas Jefferson, 21 October 1816

From James Ligon (for Patrick Gibson)

Richmond 21st Octr 1816


I inclose you your account Current up to the 1st Septr balanced by $878.91 in my favor which I trust you will find Correct—   Flour 8½ & 8¾$—   respectfully

yr ob servt
Patrick Gibson
p Jas Ligon

your favor of the 16th is just recd the dfts & remittance you direct shall be attended to.

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); in Ligon’s hand; addressed by Ligon: “Thomas Jefferson Poplar Forest near Lynchburg”; stamped; with TJ’s description of the missing enclosure on address cover: “1816. Jan.—Aug.”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Gibson received 25 Oct. 1816 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • flour; at Richmond search
  • flour; price of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); account with TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); flour sold for TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); payments made for TJ search
  • Ligon, James; as clerk for Gibson & Jefferson search
  • Ligon, James; letters from search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search