Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Thomas Jefferson’s Account with Bernard Peyton for Flour Sales, 31 July 1821


Account with Bernard Peyton for Flour Sales

Sales 6 Blls: fine & 28 Blls: X midlings Flour by B. Peyton for Mr Th: Jefferson

1821 Richd
31 July To D & Allen for Cash on the Basin } $117.75
6 Blls: fine Flour  at $3.87½
28 X midlings do 3.37½
Cash paid fght at 2/6 is $14.17
Canal Toll $3.54—Inspection 68¢ 4.22
Comssn at 2½ pr Ct 2.94 21.33
Nett prcds: at credit T.J. $96.42

MS (MHi); entirely in Peyton’s hand; with covering letter subjoined.

x midlings: “cross middlings.” d & allen: Davenport & Allen.

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