Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Ligon (for Patrick Gibson) to Thomas Jefferson, 11 August 1817

From James Ligon (for Patrick Gibson)

Richmond 11h Augt 1817

Sir

your favor of the 5h Inst is recd & its contents noticed—the 31$ paid mr Fisher on account of mr Dufief has never been refunded by him, he having stopped payment—if you will examine the account Sales of the 175 Bbls flour you will find the nett proceed should be but $1571.75   in the view you have taken of your account you have overlooked your dft of the 15. Ap1 favor V W Southall for $250 which was paid with the one for $990—the Condemned flour was sold for but 6½$—I inclose you a note for your Signature as you direct

very respectfully your obt servt

Patrick Gibson
per Jas Ligon 

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); in Ligon’s hand; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Gibson received <16> 17 Aug. 1817 and so recorded in SJL. RC (ViU: TJP); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Hugh Chisholm, 31 Aug. 1817, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Poplar Forest Care of mr S J Harrison Lynchburg”; stamp canceled; postmarked Richmond, 11 Aug. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • Bank of the United States, Second; TJ’s loan from search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; account with TJ search
  • Fisher, Mr.; and payment made for TJ search
  • flour; sale of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Second Bank of the United States search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business &amp; Financial Affairs; account with N. G. Dufief search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business &amp; Financial Affairs; debt to V. W. Southall search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business &amp; Financial Affairs; loan from Second Bank of the United States search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business &amp; Financial Affairs; sells flour search
  • Ligon, James; as clerk for Gibson &amp; Jefferson search
  • Ligon, James; letters from search
  • Southall, Valentine Wood; TJ’s debt to search