Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Patrick Gibson, 6 May 1819

To Patrick Gibson

Monticello May 6. 19.

Dear Sir

An unexpected delay in my return from Bedford lost me a mail in the time of sending the inclosed note proposed in my letter of Apr. 22. I hope it will be recieved, & shall be glad to be notified of it as soon as done. the 50. barrels of flour from the Shadwell mills which I mentiond as to be sent immediately, Messrs Randolph & Colclaser tell me are ready and will be sent off on the return of the Milton boats now on a trip to Richmond. Your’s with friendship & respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); on verso of a reused address cover from Bernard Peyton to TJ; at foot of text: “Mr Gibson”; endorsed by TJ. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • Bank of the United States, Second, Richmond branch of; TJ’s loan from search
  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • Colclaser, Daniel; as miller search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Second Bank of U.S. search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business and Financial Affairs; loan from Second Bank of U.S. search
  • Milton, Va.; boats traveling to and from search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); TJ returns from search
  • Randolph, Thomas Eston (TJ’s cousin); and Shadwell mills search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search
  • Shadwell mills; flour from search