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To Thomas Jefferson from George Jefferson, 12 November 1798

From George Jefferson

Richmond 12th. Novr. 1798.

Dear Sir

Mr. Hooper has made payment in full for your Tobacco, deducting $:1000-for your other draft, in favor of Mr. James Lyle; which he informs me he has taken up.

I subjoin an account of the sale, & am Dear Sir Your Very Obt. Hbl: servt.

Geo. Jefferson

Sales of Tobacco on Account of Mr. Thomas Jefferson—
1798
May 15— To Thomas Hooper—pble. 1st. Octr. & 12th. Novr.—
PF 
TI– 32 137 1568 }
Spring 44 137 1641
52 137 1603
53 137 1573
54 137 1627
63 137 1641 18129 ℔s @ 78/ £ 707.–.8
95 137 1725 Duty on 10 Hhds. } 2.5.–
@ 4/6         £709.5.8
96 137 1787
109 137 1613
110 137 1669
Schockoe 97 116 1012
  Part of TMR N:3. 670   Charges—
Freight from Milton on 1 Hhd. 1128 In. 2/6 £1.8.2.
Canal toll 2/6 & draye. ⅓ on 11 Hhds " 2.1.3
Propn. of expences on TMR #3 " 1.–.– 4. 9. 5
Our Commission 2 ½ pr Ct. 17.16.10 22. 6.3
Neat proceeds £686.19.5

Errors Excepted
Richmond 30th. Septr. 1798—
Geo: Jefferson & Co.

RC (MHi); with account and company signature in Patrick Gibson’s hand on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esquire Monticello”; franked and postmarked; endorsed by TJ as received 16 Nov. 1798 and so recorded in SJL.

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