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John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson) to Thomas Jefferson, 30 April 1821

From John G. Robert (for Patrick Gibson)

Richmond 30th april 1821


Your note for $1125.—in the Va B. is due on the 22d May and ’ere that period it may be necessary that you find another name to it, as my own name, or that of mine as Exr of Jno Mutter may be before then protested—it is wished that this [s]hod not be known except to yourself—I have sold all your flour which is now down—Since writing you last vizt on the 27th Feby 49 bls Sfine, 13th april 2 bls Sf & 9 bls fine at 3⅜ & 3⅛$, on the 16th 13 bls Sfine at 3½$, on the 21st, 15 bls Sf at 3½ & this day 10 bls fine at 3½$.—the demand is now steady at 3¾$—The writer is sorry to have to inform Mr J— that Mr G— has been confined to his bed by severe illness for a length of time, and is still—

Respectfy Yours—
Patrick Gibson
r John. G. Robert

RC (DLC); torn at seal; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 30 Apr.; endorsed by TJ as received 6 May 1821 and so recorded in SJL; with TJ’s notation at foot of text:

“Feb. 27.  49. B.  S.F 3⅜ 165. 37½
 Apr. 13. 2. B.  S.F 6. 75
9. F 3⅛ 28. 12½
16. 13. SF. 45. 50
21  15. SF. 52. 50
30. 10. F. 35.
98  333. 25.”

va b.: Bank of Virginia.

Index Entries

  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); TJ’s loan from search
  • flour; sale of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s flour search
  • Gibson, Patrick; and TJ’s loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Gibson, Patrick; health of search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; loan from Bank of Virginia search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; sells flour search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); flour from search
  • Mutter, John search
  • Richmond, Va.; flour prices at search
  • Robert, John Gibson; clerk for P. Gibson search
  • Robert, John Gibson; letters from search