Thomas Jefferson Papers

Jonathan Shoemaker to Thomas Jefferson, [ca. 1 March 1810]

From Jonathan Shoemaker

[ca. 1 Mar. 1810]

Friend Jefferrson

we have not been able to get but very Little Flour off1 & that not untill this Morning & the Quantity so Small that I hardly think it worth wile to go on to Richmond after it, I will however make an Arangment with our factor to Pay Gibson & Jefferson on thy account 200$ by the middle of next weak

Jonathan Shoemaker

I have Sent 3 ℔ Butter

RC (MHi); undated; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esq.”; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 1 Mar. 1810.

1Word interlined.

Index Entries

  • butter; J. Shoemaker sends search
  • flour; sale of search
  • food; butter search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and Shadwell mills’ leaseholders search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with Shoemakers search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour shipped to search
  • Shadwell mills; flour from search
  • Shoemaker, Jonathan; letters from search
  • Shoemaker, Jonathan; ships flour to Richmond search