Thomas Jefferson Papers

Richard Barry to Thomas Jefferson, 11 December 1811

From Richard Barry

December 11th 1811


I am now under the necessity of calling on you for the ballance of my account if convenient I would not trouble you now but I am building a House in front of F and 12th Street three Story which I find that it will exhaust my little resources Indeed, Sir if I thought it was putting you to an inconvenience I would not trouble

I remain Sir with Sincere Wishes for your Happiness a friend

Richard Barry

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Dec. 1811 and so recorded in SJL.

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