Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Bernard Peyton, 6 August 1821

Richd 6 Augt 1821

Dear Sir,

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

1821 Richd
31 July  To D & Allen for Cash on the Basin } $117.75
  6 Blls: fine Flour at $3.87 ½
  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 2.½ pr Ct 2.94   21.33
Nett prcds: at credit T. J. $96.42

Above I hand you a/c sales 34 Blls: Flour recd on your a/c, & sold on the Basin Bank.

Thirty five Barrels were shipd, but the Dauer of the Boat (Mr Wood) used one Bll:, which I charged him $4 for, & placed the same at your credit.

I recd this morning your favor covering Blanks for the renewal your several notes at Bank.  Your package by the Henry Clay from Liverpool was forwarded some days ago, & I hope has reached you safely.

I send under cover a letter recd enclosed to me from S. Williams of London: he informs me of the acceptance of the Bill purchased & remitted him on your a/c—

Yours very Truely

B. Peyton

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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