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Enclosure: Gibson & Jefferson’s Account with Thomas Jefferson for Tobacco and Flour Sales, 30 April 1816

Enclosure

Account with Gibson & Jefferson for Tobacco and Flour Sales

Sales of 10 Hhds Tobo Made on Account Thomas Jefferson Esqr

1816
March 15th to Peter F Smith sho 1660. 152. 1290
1661. 150. 1328
1662. 156. 1170  3788 @ 16.55 $626.91
to Wm Gilliat refused  224. 169. 1235
 225. 170. 1130
 231. 154. 1220  3585 a 15 537.75
to J. M Warwick  passed 1709. 142. 1100 16 176. 
28th to Wm Muir refused Seab:  170. 137. 1228  Stemd 14.90 182.97
to ditto  171.1450. 1300
 172.1200. 1050  2350 a 13.95 327.82
$1851.45
charges
Inspection & Extra Coope 10 Hhds 6$ toll $4.17 10.17
draye $2.171 Cryer 50 Cents p Hhd $5  7.17
Comn on $1851.45 at 2½ pCent 46.272 63.61
nt proceeds 10 Hhds Tobo $1787.84
Sales of 2653 Barrels flour made on Acct Thomas Jefferson
1816
April 8th to William H Hubbard a 60d/. 138 Bbls Superfine 6  $828.4
24th to Smith & Riddle   do  81   506.25
 36  Fine 5¾.  207.5
$1541.25
charges
Canal toll a 7d $22.29 on 214 Bbls $22.29.
Storage 214 Bbls 9d  26.75
Inspn 4.286 Coope & Lining Barrels 4.60.  8.88
freight 178 Barrels 3/6  103.83
Comn on 1541.25 at 2½ pCent  38.577  200.32
nt proceeds flour $1340.93 $1340.93
30h April 1816 $3128.77

E[.E.] J Lig[on]

MS (MHi); entirely in James Ligon’s hand; ink stained.

sho (Shockoe) and seab: (Seabrook’s) were tobacco warehouses in Richmond (The Richmond Directory, Register and Almanac, for the Year 1819 [Richmond, 1819], 18). A crier (cryer) is “an agent who advertises or auctions another’s goods” (OED description begins James A. H. Murray, J. A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner, and others, eds., The Oxford English Dictionary, 2d ed., 1989, 20 vols. description ends ). 60d/.: “sixty days’ sight.” e.e.: “errors excepted.”

1Omitted decimal point editorially supplied.

2Correct amount is $46.29.

3Correct number is 255.

4In pencil at lower right Ligon noted that this debt was “Due 10th June” 1816.

5In pencil at lower right Ligon noted that Smith & Riddle’s total debt of “713.25” was due on 26 June 1816.

6Omitted decimal point editorially supplied.

7Correct amount is $38.53.

Index Entries

  • flour; at Richmond search
  • flour; sale of search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); flour sold for TJ search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); tobacco sold for TJ search
  • Gilliat, William; buys TJ’s tobacco search
  • Hubbard, William H.; purchases TJ’s flour search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Account with Patrick Gibson for Flour and Tobacco Sales search
  • Muir, William; buys TJ’s tobacco search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search
  • Richmond, Va.; TJ’s tobacco sold at search
  • Richmond, Va.; warehouses in search
  • Smith, Peter F.; buys TJ’s tobacco search
  • Smith & Riddle (Richmond firm); buys TJ’s flour search
  • tobacco; price of in Richmond search
  • tobacco; TJ’s income from search
  • tobacco; warehouses for in Richmond search
  • Warwick, John Marshall; buys TJ’s tobacco search