Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Bernard Peyton, 11 November 1824

Sales of One hundred & five barrels flour by B. Peyton
1824 Richd. for a/c. Thomas Jefferson Esq:
10 Nov: To Lewis Webb & Co. in Store at 60 Days—
105 Barrels Superfine flour @ $4¾ $498.75
Charges
cash pd. frght: at 43¢ $45.15 Canal Toll $10.94 $56.09
Storage, Drayage & Cooperage at 8¢ $8.40 Inspection $2.10—  10.50
Commission at 2½ per cent  12.47 $ 79.06
Nett Proceeds  $419.69
E.E.

Bernard Peyton
per N. N. Wilkinson

Due 9/12 Jany 1825

Richd 11 Nov. 1824

Dr Sir,

I hand above a/c sales what Flour you have on hand, at $4¾, sixty days, which is the height of the market at present—

With great respect Dr Sir, Yours very Truly

Bernard Peyton

MHi.

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