Thomas Jefferson Papers

Patrick Gibson to Thomas Jefferson, 11 November 1819

From Patrick Gibson

Richmond 11th Novr 1819.


Your favor of the 25th Ulto was duly received, and I have since then been in daily expectation of the arrival of your flour, which has not yet got down, this I regret the more as I have this day sold all I had on hand at 5¾$—Your note for $2250. pble at the US. bank in my favor becomes due the 5/8th of next month be pleased at your convenien[ce] to forward me a note for its renewal—With great respect

I am Your Obt Servt

Patrick Gibson

RC (MHi); edge trimmed; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Nov. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to DeWitt Clinton, 19 Mar. 1822, on verso; addressed in a clerk’s hand: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 11 Nov.

Index Entries

  • Bank of the United States, Second, Richmond branch of; TJ’s loan from search
  • flour; at Richmond search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Second Bank of U.S. search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search