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Gibbons, Thomas, 1757-1826



  • Existence: 1757-12-15 - 1826-05-16


Planter, politician, lawyer, steamboat owner and the plaintiff in Gibbons vs. Ogden.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Cornelius Vanderbilt Letter, 1818-03-15

Identifier: MC-1954-208
Scope and Contents

A handwritten letter written by Cornelius Vanderbilt to Thomas Gibbon [sic] in which the Commodore is thanking Gibbons for a horse named “Goose” and mentions sending Gibbons some fish, and then discusses boats. A postscript reads “I have kept out of the way for the last 9 days in N York to morrow I expect to be sude by John R.”

Dates: 1818-03-15