Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Bernard Peyton, 24 January 1822

Richmd 24 Jany ’22

Dear Sir,

Sales 50 Barrels Fine Flour by Bernard Peyton Richmond 1822 for a/c Mr Th: Jefferson

January 22nd To Charles Palmer for cash on Basin Bank
50 Blls: Fine Flour at $6 $300 .00
cash paid Fght: the above at 2/6 $20 .83
Canal Toll do do7½d 5 .21
Inspection do do 1 .00
Commission at 2½ pr Ct is 7 .50 $ 34 .54
Nett proceeds $265 .46

B. Peyton

By C. Bias

Above I hand a/c sales your fifty Blls: Flour sold at $6 cash on the Basin, altho’ it was all fine. this is the highest sale which has yet been made—The nett prcds: as above is at your credit—

With great respect Dr Sir Your Mo: Obd: Sevt:

Bernard Peyton


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