Thomas Jefferson Papers

Gibson & Jefferson to Thomas Jefferson, 7 December 1812

From Gibson & Jefferson

Richmond 7th Decr 1812


We think it proper to inform you that Mr T: Gwathemey has given us notice that he holds a bond of yours payable at our counting room in the course of this month for $700. with intt from last June, flour has fallen since our last, it sold on Saturday at $9.6 on the Basin, the Millers still ask $10 on time—

Your obt Servts

Gibson & Jefferson

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); in Patrick Gibson’s hand; at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre”; endorsed by TJ as received 17 Dec. 1812 and so recorded in SJL.

SJL records a missing letter of 22 Dec. 1812 from TJ to Gibson & Jefferson.

Index Entries

  • flour; price of search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); and TJ’s bank and promissory notes search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); flour sold for TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); letters from search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); letters to accounted for search
  • Gwathmey, Temple; and TJ’s bond search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search