Whiskey

No article yet exists on this topic. The following are primary source references to whiskey compiled by Monticello researchers.

Primary Sources References[1]

1774 April 9. "Sent for whiskey 2/6.[2]

1777 June 24. Charge John Brewer 1 1/2 galls. whiskey delivd. him by T. Garth 7/6."[3]

1781 June 12. "Pd. for whiskey for negroes at Cpt. Martin's 16/."[4]

1781 November 8. "Recd. of John Beckley for 20. galls. whiskey L2400."[5]

1782 May 3. "Rye carrd. to Mrs. Meriwether's to be distilled 119. bush. from Shadwell. 58. bush. from Monticello."[6]

1783 January 29. "Pd. do. at Ewen's L5-2-2 ferrge. Peach bottom 25/ whiskey 8d."[7]

1783 July 14. "Charge Will Beck 3. galls. whiskey."[8]

1805 March 27. "Inclosed to G. Divers by Jack 108.87 his acct. for whiskey to the workmen & plantation..."[9]

1808 August 26. "Paid E. Bacon for purchase of whiskey 3/50."[10]

1810 July 10. "Paid, thro' E. Bacon, for 10. galls. whiskey 7.50."[11]

1811 September 25. "Analysis of my store acct. with Higgenbotham from Aug. 1. 1810 to Aug 1. 1811...whiskey 8-12-6 28 3/4 galls. @ 6/."[12]

1812 December 2. "1 Gallon Whiskey P do. .75[13]

1813 January 14. 3 1/2 Gallons Whiskey 3.50."[14]

1813 March 25. "14 1/2 quarts Whiskey P note 3/63."[15]

1813 May 29. "3 1/2 Gallons Whiskey P do. 3.50."[16]

1815 June 20. "Drew on Gibson & Jefferson for 26.35 in favr. Wm. Fitz for 31. galls. whiskey @ .85."[17]

Footnotes

  1. Please note that this list should not be considered comprehensive.
  2. MB, 1:372.
  3. Ibid, 1:448.
  4. Ibid, 1:511.
  5. Ibid, 1:515.
  6. Ibid, 1:519.
  7. Ibid, 1:527.
  8. Ibid, 1:532.
  9. Ibid, 2:1150.
  10. Ibid, 2:1230.
  11. Ibid, 2:1258.
  12. Ibid, 2:1268.
  13. Jefferson account to David Higginbotham. Massachusetts Historical Society http://www.thomasjeffersonpapers.org/
  14. Ibid.
  15. Ibid.
  16. Ibid.
  17. MB, 2:1311.

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