Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Account with John Barnes, 31 May 1813


Account with John Barnes

Thomas Jefferson Esqr In. a/c—with John Barnes.

July & Augt To Amot of Accot rendered 141.07—
1812 since when viz—
March 24th To sundry Accts paid 206.14.
deduct Remitce by G & J 200—  6.14.
June 27th To your man Davy  2.50.
1813. 149.71—
May 31st with Reference to Int. on the }  29.29.
former Bale of Acct rendered
in July & Aug 1809 $141—to the
present time say 3½ yrs. I say
with G & H. Book on Gardening  1—. $180.—
May 31st By part of Remittance recd from } $180—.
Messrs Gibson & Jefferson—for
$540. $360—of which is passed
to a/c of Genl Kosciusko—for Int.
due the 1st April last
I have Ventured to close the above a/c
(if not correct be pleased to make
it satisfactory so) 1

John Barnes.

MS (ViU: TJP-ER); entirely in Barnes’s hand.

For the sundry accts Barnes paid in 1812, see Barnes to TJ, 27 Mar. 1812. The book on gardening was John Gardiner and David Hepburn, The American Gardener, containing ample directions for working a Kitchen Garden, Every Month in the Year (Washington, 1804; Sowerby, description begins E. Millicent Sowerby, comp., Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1952–59, 5 vols. description ends no. 809; Poor, Jefferson’s Library description begins Nathaniel P. Poor, Catalogue. President Jefferson’s Library, 1829 description ends , 6 [no. 274]). e:e: “errors excepted.”

1Omitted closing parenthesis editorially supplied.

Index Entries

  • Barnes, John; and T. Kosciuszko’s American investments search
  • Barnes, John; TJ’s account with search
  • books; on gardening search
  • gardening; books on search
  • Gardiner, John; The American Gardener search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); payments made for TJ search
  • Hepburn, David; The American Gardener search
  • Hern, David (Davy) (TJ’s slave; b.1784); wagoner search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with J. Barnes search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and T. Kosciuszko’s American investments search
  • Kosciuszko, Tadeusz (Thaddeus) Andrzej Bonawentura; TJ’s debt to search
  • The American Gardener (J. Gardiner and D. Hepburn) search