From Mary Barclay
St. Germain-en-Laye 6 febry. 1787
I am infinitely obliged and thankfull for your friendly and ready compliance with the request in my last, and as I have not a proper person to send for the money have taken the liberty to draw on you at sight, should there be any thing improper in this mode, I beg you will attribute it to my ignorance in matters of this kind, and believe me to be with sincere respect and esteem Sir your most obedt. humble Servant,
RC (MHi); endorsed: “Barclay Mrs.” Not recorded in SJL. Mrs. Barclay’s letter containing the request has not been found, but see TJ to her, 2 Feb. 1787.