Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Thomas Jefferson’s Account with Bernard Peyton for Flour Sales, 10 October 1821


Account with Bernard Peyton for Flour Sales

Sales 45 Barrels super fine Flour by B. Peyton for Mr Th: Jefferson

1821 Richd
10 Octr To Capt Owens for Cash in store 45 Blls: super fine flour at $5.50 } $247.50
Cash paid freight at 2/6 pr Bll: is $18.75
Canal Toll $4.70, Drayage 94¢ 5.64
Inspection 90¢, storage $3.60 4.50
Comssn at 2½ pr cent 6.19 35.08
At credit Th: Jefferson   $212.42

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

Index Entries

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