Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Patrick Gibson, 25 October 1819 (SJL description)

To Patrick Gibson

[Monticello, 25 Oct. 1819. SJL entry reads “stoppage of boats with 100.B. draughts for taxes.” Letter not found, but in his financial records for this day, TJ indicated that he had given Ira Garrett an order on Gibson for $124.57 to cover $103.83 for “my own taxes now due,” $4 for “tickets for myself,” and $16.74 for “tickets in suit Hudson, Th:J. &c. limestone lands” (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1359).]

Index Entries

  • boats; carriage to and from Richmond search
  • flour; transported to Richmond search
  • Garrett, Ira; payments to search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters to search
  • Hudson, Christopher; and Limestone Survey search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and Limestone Survey lawsuit search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; pays taxes search
  • Limestone Survey (Albemarle Co.); lawsuit over ownership of search
  • Limestone Survey (Albemarle Co.); taxes on search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • Richmond, Va.; boat carriage to and from search
  • taxes; TJ pays search