Thomas Jefferson Papers

Patrick Gibson to Thomas Jefferson, 13 October 1813

From Patrick Gibson

Richmond 13th October 1813


I am favord with your letter of the 6th Inst and shall attend to the several dfts as they appear, I now send you inclosed $300 in small notes—as also a note for renewal on the 29th Inst for your signature—I have this moment learnt from Mr Higginbotham that he is going up immediately, and as there is some risk in sending notes by the mail, I have asked the favor of Mr H: to be the bearer of this—New flour is dull sale at $5.—

Your obt Servt

Patrick Gibson

I have paid Mr H: $8 for repairing your Watch

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Gibson & Jefferson received 17 Oct. 1813 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); TJ’s loan from search
  • clocks; TJ’s watch repaired search
  • currency; sent to TJ search
  • flour; price of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and currency for TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s bank note search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Gibson, Patrick; payments made for TJ search
  • Higginbotham, David; and repair of TJ’s watch search
  • Higginbotham, David; carries letter search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Richmond, Va.; Bank of Virginia search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search