Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Bernard Peyton, 2 February 1824

Dr Sir

Above I hand a/c sales 75 Blls: your Flour, on the Basin Bank, at $5 Each, & was anxious to have me like disposition of the whole of it, but could not find a purchaser, when the balance is sold, you shall be apprised, with a/c sales—

I forwarded by Johnson’s Boat your 12 Boxes Wines &C:, which I hope will reach you safely—

With sincere regard
Yours very Truly

Bernard Peyton

Sales of Seventy five Barrels Flour by Bernard Peyton for a/c Thomas Jefferson Esq:

1824 Richd
30 Jany  To Robert Abbatt Jr. On Basin Bank for Cash.
71 Barrels Superfine flour at $5   $355.00
 4 do. Fine do.  4⅝ 18.50
Cash pd freight at 53¢. $39.75. Canal Toll $7.81  $47.56
Inspection $1.50 Cooperage 13¢ 1.63
To Commission at 2½ perr Cent 9.34 $58.53
Nett prcds at Cr T. J. $314.97

Bernard Peyton
perr N. N. Wilkinson


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