Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 3 May 1821

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 3d May 1821

Dear sir

Above I hand you sales 80 Blls: Flour at $3.75 Cash, which is all I have on hand of yours, & disposed of on the best terms it was in my power to make, which I hope will be satisfactory to you.

With great respect Your mo: obd: Servt:

Bernard Peyton

RC (MHi); subjoined to enclosure; dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ as received 7 May 1821 and so recorded in SJL.

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