Statement of Account from John Francis
T. Jefferson Esqr. dr. To J. Francis.
Board from 28 Decr 1799 till 14 May 1800.
|19 Weeks & 5 days at 30 Dolls.|
|Wine & porter||40.|
MS (MHi); in unknown hand, signed by Francis; with note in TJ’s hand at foot of statement: “May 15. gave ord. on J. Barnes”; endorsed by TJ.
Cash rec’d: on 16 Mch. TJ ordered John Barnes to pay $300 to Francis (MS in MHi; written and signed by TJ; endorsed by Barnes; receipt signed by Francis on 8 Apr.; canceled). In his financial memoranda, TJ noted that order and another he gave Francis on Barnes for $100 on 15 Apr. The day he left Philadelphia, TJ gave the hotelkeeper an order on Barnes for $239.50 (MB description begins James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, Princeton, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1015, 1016, 1019).