Thomas Jefferson Papers

John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson) to Thomas Jefferson, 18 July 1818

From John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson)

Richmond 18 July 1818

sir

I send you by Mr Jas Johnson Two boxes wine recd from Alexr & one box Seeds—toll of which thro’ the Columbia Canal will be pd Mr J by you—

Yrs respectfully
Patrick Gibson
⅌ John G. Robert

RC (MHi); in the hand of a representative of Gibson & Jefferson; dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Monticello” by “Mr Johnson”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Gibson of 18 Aug. received 1 Sept. 1818 and so recorded (with TJ’s bracketed notation that it concerned “wines by Johnson”) in SJL.

Index Entries

  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • Columbia (Fluvanna Co.) search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and goods for TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Johnson, James (boatman) search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search
  • Robert, John Gibson; clerk for Gibson & Jefferson search
  • Robert, John Gibson; letters from search
  • seeds; sent to TJ search
  • wine; sent to TJ search