Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Gibson & Jefferson’s Account of Tobacco Sale, 18 November 1809

Enclosure

Gibson & Jefferson’s Account of Tobacco Sale

Sale of 11 Hhds Tobacco made on a/c Thomas Jefferson Esqr

1809

Nov 18th Sold Saml Myers at 60 d/s the whole vizt

 Shockoe  1125. 135. 1500
1127. 134. 1460
1128. 133. 1530
1129. 135. 1560
1131. 137. 1500
1132. 136. 1376
1135. 135. 1540
 
1126. 135. 1500
1130. 136. 1340
1133. 136. 1310
1134. 140. 1410  16,026w   @ 39/6. $1055.4
Charges
  Freight pd G. Cabell $75. 8. Inspection 5.50 $80.58.
 Toll & Drayg 5.96. reviewing 5.50 Extra Coopg 50.  11.96
 Commission 2½ percent on $1055. 4   26.37 $118.911
Nett proceeds $936.13
¹⁄₂₁ th part of the above to be paid Saml Page     44.58
$891.55
¹⁄₁₂ th   〃 Balance to be paid B. Griffin     74.29
to the credit of a/current $817.26
Errors Excepted

MS (MHi); in a clerk’s hand, with computations in TJ’s hand noted below.

1TJ here noted: “= 1/8,” with related calculations (not reproduced here) confirming this approximation at foot of text.

Index Entries

  • Cabell, George; TJ pays search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); tobacco sold for TJ search
  • Griffin, Burgess; share of crops sold search
  • Jefferson, George (TJ’s cousin); sells TJ’s tobacco search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; sells tobacco search
  • Myers, Samuel; TJ’s tobacco sold to search
  • overseers; crop share of search
  • Page, Samuel (Poplar Forest overseer); share of crops search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); Overseers at; crop share of search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); tobacco grown at search
  • Richmond, Va.; TJ’s tobacco sold at search
  • tobacco; grown at Poplar Forest search
  • tobacco; price of in Richmond search