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Thomas Jefferson to Patrick Gibson, 24 December 1817

To Patrick Gibson

Monticello Dec. 24. 17.

Dear Sir

Just now returned from Bedford I find here your favor of Dec. 11. and without a moment’s loss of time I return you my renewed notes for the banks, and repeat the assurances of my great esteem & respect

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC: TJ Papers, ser. 10); on verso of reused address cover to TJ; at foot of text: “Mr Gibson”; endorsement by TJ chipped. Enclosures not found.

On this date TJ recorded renewing the notes enclosed here, one for his standing loan from the Bank of Virginia for $2,000 and the other from the Richmond branch of the Second Bank of the United States for $3,000 (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, 2 vols., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1340).

Index Entries

  • Bank of the United States, Second; TJ’s loan from search
  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); TJ’s loan from search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Second Bank of the United States search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Second Bank of the United States search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); TJ returns from search