Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Thomas Jefferson’s Account with Bernard Peyton for Flour Sales, 16 April 1821


Account with Bernard Peyton for Flour Sales

Sales 21 Barrels Fine Flour by B. Peyton for Mr Th: Jefferson

1821 Richd
16 Apl To Lewis Ludlum for Cash in store } $68.25
  21 Blls: fine Flour at $3.25
Canal Toll $2.20, Drayage $0.44 $2.64
Storage $1.68—Inspection 42¢ 2.10
Comssn at 2½ pr Ct on $68.25 is 1.71  6.45
Nett prcds at Cr T. J.    $61.80

B. P.

MS (MHi); on verso of address leaf of covering letter; in Peyton’s hand; endorsed by TJ on verso as concerning: “21. Bar. flour F.”

e.e.: “Errors Excepted.”

Index Entries

  • flour; price of search
  • flour; sale of search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; sells flour search
  • Ludlam, Lewis; buys TJ’s flour search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • Peyton, Bernard; account with TJ search
  • Peyton, Bernard; and TJ’s flour search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search