Thomas Jefferson Papers

Patrick Gibson to Thomas Jefferson, 24 October 1815

From Patrick Gibson

Richmond 24th Octr 1815


I have received your favor of the 20th Inst. The note forwarded to me in yours of the 29th Ulto was offer’d at bank on Friday last and rejected, in consequence of a determination which had been made to curtail—This circumstance however need not prevent your drawing as I shall, as heretofore substitute the inclosed note, in lieu of my own, which I can withdraw without inconvenience,—none of your flour has yet arrived, the price asked by our millers is $9 on 60 d/– very little sold at that—Tobacco brisk—John Harris crop sold today at 27½$ the leaf and 25$ the stemm’d, the little new that has come in altho only middling has been sold at from 17 to 21½$ for the New York market—With great regard Your obt Servt

Patrick Gibson

RC (MHi); between dateline and salutation: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre”; endorsed by TJ as received 27 Oct. 1815 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); TJ’s loan from search
  • flour; price of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s bank note from Bank of Virginia search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s tobacco search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Harris, John (d.1832); tobacco crop of search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); flour from search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search
  • Richmond, Va.; tobacco prices at search
  • tobacco; price of in Richmond search