Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 24 January 1822

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 24 Jany ”22.

Dear Sir

Above I hand ℀ sales your fifty Blls: Flour sold at $6 Cash on the Basin, altho’ it was all fine, this is the highest sale which has yet been made—   The nett prcds: as above is at your credit—

With great respect Dr sir Your Mo: Obd: Servt:

Bernard Peyton

RC (MHi); subjoined to enclosure; dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ as received 27 Jan. 1822 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with FC of TJ to Dodge & Oxnard, 6 June 1824, on verso; addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Monticello Charlottesville”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 24 Jan.

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