Thomas Jefferson Papers

John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson) to Thomas Jefferson, 13 April 1820

From John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson)

Richmond 13th Apl 1820


When I wrote you on the 6th Inst I gave you to understand that your note might be curtailed again, it will there fore be adviseable that you shod send your blank note or a note with the curtail off Say for $1375. as the note inclosed to me in yours of the 9th recd this morng for $1450 was of the amt to which it had been curtailed last disct day & not what it wod be the day to come—I return you therefore that note together with the one recd before say for $1530.—your flour is not yet down So Soon as it arrives & can be disposed of I will remit as you request to Messs LeRoy & Bayard $125.—

Your Sir, respectfully
Patrick Gibson
⅌ John. G. Robert

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as a letter from Gibson received 19 Apr. 1820 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to William Gray, 13 Aug. 1820, on verso; addressed in a different clerk’s hand: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 14 Apr. Enclosures not found.

Index Entries

  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); TJ’s loan from search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • LeRoy, Bayard & Company (New York firm); and TJ’s debt to N. & J. & R. van Staphorst search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • N. & J. & R. van Staphorst; TJ’s debt to search
  • Robert, John Gibson; clerk for Gibson & Jefferson search
  • Robert, John Gibson; letters from search