Thomas Jefferson Papers

Notes on Wheat Shipments from Poplar Forest, [ca. 4 December 1812]

Notes on Wheat Shipments from Poplar Forest

[ca. 4 Dec. 1812]

1812.   b   
Oct. 2. 38 . 52  1. barrel fine flour for 5½ bush & ½ dollar extra for Superfine.1
5. 41 . 04
10. 28 . 45
12. 29 . 36
13. 34 . 48
14. 34 . 49
15. 28 30
16. 29 12
17. 27 52
18. 34 15
22. 30 02
28. 30 45
Nov. 17. 34 45
19. 38 00
23. 32 . 24
24. 35 00
25. 36 00
26. 38 46
30. 36 30
Dec. 1. 33 36
2. 32 42
3. 32 42
4. 33 10
772  5
 
8 40
780 452
15 . to mr Goodman.
301 . sowed
1096   45

[Notation by TJ on verso:]

1812. Oct. Nov. Dec.

wheat delivered from Poplar Forest at the mills.

being the whole crop of 1812. except the seed.

 b
 780.45   = 141. Bar. F. flour
+  15.
 301.
1096.45
 some used

MS (ViU: TJP-ER); written entirely in TJ’s hand on both sides of a single sheet; undated. Dft (ViU: TJP-ER); written in TJ’s hand on one side of a single sheet, with addition in Jeremiah A. Goodman’s hand; undated; notation in right margin in unidentified hand: “141 Bbls. fine Flour—is 775³⁰⁄₆₀ bus. Wheat leaving a balance of 5¹⁵⁄₆₀ bus.”

1Preceding thirteen words omitted in Dft.

2Dft ends here, with preceding two lines written in Goodman’s hand.

Index Entries

  • flour; from Poplar Forest search
  • Goodman, Jeremiah Augustus; Poplar Forest overseer search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Writings; Notes on Wheat Shipments from Poplar Forest search
  • overseers; at Poplar Forest search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); flour from search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); Notes on Wheat Shipments from Poplar Forest search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); Overseers at; make contracts for sale of wheat search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); wheat grown at search
  • wheat; at Poplar Forest search