Thomas Jefferson Papers

Richard Barry to Thomas Jefferson, 29 January 1811

From Richard Barry

Washington Janry 29th 1811


As I now intend to build myself a House to live in for the first in my life and Knowing it will be necessary for me to collect my little earnings together to meet the demands of it, you’l much Oblige me by letting me have the money due me the 20th of March next

I assure you Sir If I could possibly do without calling on you now for it would give me great pleasure

I remain With great respect Your Hble Servt

Richard Barry

PS—an answer soon will be thankfully recieved—

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 2 Mar. 1811 and so recorded in SJL.

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