Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Barnes, [20 July 1801]

To John Barnes

[20 July 1801]

If mr Barnes has not sent off the groceries to Richmond, Th:J will be obliged to him to add the underwritten articles. he has also two or three books he would send to have put into some of the packages

10. ℔ raisins   P.S. also to send Th:J. 20. D. in small bills.

10. ℔ almonds

10. ℔ figs

10. ℔ prunes.

MS (ViU); undated; in TJ’s hand, except for check marks next to each grocery item and a note by Barnes at foot of text: “in a Box—with 2 Books—but no Conveyance at present”; addressed: “Mr. Barnes”; endorsed by TJ; endorsed by Barnes: “The President for $20—July 20th 1801” and “per Mr Dougherty” (see 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 , 2:1047).

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