Thomas Jefferson Papers

Patrick Gibson to Thomas Jefferson, 29 May 1813

From Patrick Gibson

Richmond 29th May 1813


I have received your two letters of the 20th & 25th Inst the former inclosing mazzeis power of Attorney which is satisfactory to Mr Taylor the notes shall be dated from the 17th—I regret extremely not having disposed of the whole of your flour at the time I sold the last, it is next to impossible at present to force a sale at any price; it is selling from the waggons at 4½$ and paid for in goods—I have bespoke a keg of powder from Burr to be sent up by the first opportunity—the two last sent were from T: White, as Burr had then none on hand—The remittances you direct, have been made and I now inclose you $150 in small notes

With great respect I am

Your obt Servt

Patrick Gibson

mr white is willing that the powder should be returned if you have not used it

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre”; postscript in a clerk’s hand; endorsed by TJ as received 1 June 1813 and so recorded (as a letter from Gibson & Jefferson) in SJL.

TJ’s letter of the 25th inst, not found, is recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Burr, David Judson; gunpowder of search
  • currency; sent to TJ search
  • flour; price of search
  • flour; sale of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and currency for TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and gunpowder for TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and P. Mazzei’s Richmond property search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and payments to TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • gunpowder; sent to TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and P. Mazzei’s property search
  • Mazzei, Philip; Richmond property of search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search
  • Richmond, Va.; P. Mazzei’s property in search
  • Taylor, Thomas; and P. Mazzei’s Richmond property search
  • White, T.; and gunpowder for TJ search