Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Packing List from John Barnes, 7 March 1809


Packing List from John Barnes

The following packages on Board the Sloop Rebecca for Richmond Jno Hall Master.

One Barrel Muscovado Sugar Nt 2 1 4
2— one Ditto 15 loaves Single refd } lbs ozs
loaf Sugar 219 13
3— one Ditto 16 loaves Do Nt Wt
4— one Ditto containg tea Chest
young Hyson tea 13  
one Bag fresh Rice 25 .–
pearl Barley 25 .–
Superfine Chocolate 25 .–
Cloves .4 oz
Cinnamon .4 oz
Nutmegs .4 oz
Alspice .8 oz
peper 1 .–
Mustard Bottles 6
Water Crackers 20

5 one half Cask fine cheese 29½
 ordinary do 35
6 Sqr Box Water Crackers 22
J. Barnes.

MS (ViU: TJP); in a clerk’s hand, with dateline and signature written lengthwise by Barnes in left margin; endorsed by TJ: “Barnes John groceries Mar. 09.”

A statement of account from Barnes to TJ, Georgetown, 3 Mar. 1809 (ViU: TJP), charged $152.91 for these goods, a lined keg, and one bushel of clover seed. The tea chest was there described as being “small Japoned.”

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