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Patrick Gibson to Thomas Jefferson, 7 April 1819

From Patrick Gibson

Richmond 7th April 1819—

Sir

Since writing to you last, I have received 211 bls: of your flour of Shadwell brand viz 160 Srfine 43 fine & 8 x midgs and 120 bls: Srf. Farm brand, of which I have sold the 120 bls: F: brand at 6¼$ pble in the course of next week, the 160 S:f: Shadwell at 6$ pble in dft on Boston at 3 d/s & 8 bls: x midgs at 5⅛$—to Messrs Smith & Riddell—, these prices altho so much below anything I had expected, are higher than can now be obtained, indeed sales cannot be made at 5¾$ nor is there reason to calculate on any improvemt this season—The note you sent me for $1500. I had discounted for 30 d/. only, the longest period they would admit of, when it must be taken up—As the first of your accommodation notes becomes due the end of this month, you will be pleased to send me at your convenience blanks for their renewal

With much respect I am
Sir Your obt Servt

Patrick Gibson

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 10 Apr. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Patrick Kerr Rogers, 23 June 1819, on verso; addressed in a clerk’s hand: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 8 Apr.

srfine: “superfine.” x midgs: “cross middlings.” pble: “payable.”

Index Entries

  • Bank of the United States, Second, Richmond branch of; TJ’s loan from search
  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); TJ’s loan from search
  • flour; from Shadwell search
  • flour; price of search
  • flour; sale of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Second Bank of U.S. search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business and Financial Affairs; loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business and Financial Affairs; loan from Second Bank of U.S. search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business and Financial Affairs; sells flour search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search
  • Shadwell (TJ’s estate); flour from search
  • Smith & Riddle (Richmond firm); buys TJ’s flour search