Thomas Jefferson Papers

John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson) to Thomas Jefferson, 16 March 1820

From John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson)

Richmd 16 March 1820

Sir

I wrote you on the 24th ulto & have since recd 90 bls of your flour which I have sold at 4¼$—it is now dull at that price and much coming in.1 this sale together with the bale in your favor when I sent you your leaves in my hands abt $370.– now subject to your order—I will thank you to send me blanks for all your notes I am

 Yours Sir, With high respect
Patrick Gibson
⅌ John G. Robert

RC (DLC); in a clerk’s hand; addressed in the hand of a different representative: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 16 Mar.; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Gibson received 19 Mar. 1820 and so recorded in SJL.

For Gibson’s letter of the 24th ulto, see note to TJ to Gibson, 15 Mar. 1820.

1Omitted period at right margin editorially supplied.

Index Entries

  • Bank of the United States, Second, Richmond branch of; TJ’s loan from search
  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); TJ’s loan from search
  • flour; price of search
  • flour; sale of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; account with TJ search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Second Bank of U.S. search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Second Bank of U.S. search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search
  • Robert, John Gibson; clerk for Gibson & Jefferson search
  • Robert, John Gibson; letters from search