Thomas Jefferson Papers

John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson) to Thomas Jefferson, 6 April 1820

From John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson)

Richmd 6. apl 1820


When I wrote you on the 30th ulto annexing sales of your Flour & your acct currt I was not aware of your notes being curtailed in the Va Bk (80$) which reduces it now to 1450$ the bale therefore I have in hand which you can draw for will be only about $57—the dfts favr Lietch & Wolfe hav[e] appeared & been paid—hereafter it wod [be?] well you shod send your notes blank, as they may be curtailed for some time—

I am Sir with high respect Yours
Patrick Gibson
⅌. John. G. Robert

the note now here is filled up for 1530 which will not answer for next disct day, but must be blank

RC (DLC); torn at seal; addressed in a different clerk’s hand: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 6 Apr.; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Gibson received 9 Apr. 1820, but recorded in SJL as received two days earlier.

Gibson’s letter of 30th ulto, not found, is recorded in SJL as received 2 Apr. 1820 from Richmond.

Index Entries

  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); TJ’s loan from 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; letters from search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from accounted for search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Leitch, James; TJ pays search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • Robert, John Gibson; clerk for Gibson & Jefferson search
  • Robert, John Gibson; letters from search
  • Wolfe, Joel; TJ pays search