Thomas Jefferson Papers

Patrick Gibson to Thomas Jefferson, 27 October 1817

From Patrick Gibson

Richmond 27th1 Octr 1817—


I wrote to you on the 9th Inst with a/Sales and Accot Currt to the 1st Inst and have now to advise you the receipt of 43 bls: of your flour, of which 6 are fine—and to inclose you a note for your signature to renew the one due at the US. bank on the 12th proxo

With much respect I am Your obt Servt

Patrick Gibson

I can find no cotton of good quality in this place, there are but 3 bales and those very indifferent—

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); between dateline and salutation: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre”; postscript adjacent to signature; endorsed by TJ as received 29 Oct. 1817 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

Gibson’s letter to TJ of the 9th inst, not found, is recorded in SJL as received 12 Oct. 1817 from Richmond.

1Apparently reworked from “24th.”

Index Entries

  • Bank of the United States, Second; TJ’s loan from search
  • cotton; TJ orders search
  • flour; transported to Richmond search
  • Gibson, Patrick; account with TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and goods for TJ 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
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from accounted for search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Second Bank of the United States search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; sells flour search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour shipped to search