Thomas Jefferson Papers

Alexander J. Dallas to Thomas Jefferson, 28 April 1815

From Alexander J. Dallas

Treasury Department 28 April 1815


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter, dated the 18: instant, and to inform you, that measures were immediately1 taken to comply with your request. Your draft in favor of Mr Barnes has been paid. Mr Short has been informed, that the draft in his favor will be paid, as soon as it is presented here. The Treasury Notes, to be paid on your own account, have been ordered to be sent, as soon as they can be signed at Philadelphia, to the Loan Officer at Richmond, who is instructed to forward them to you.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, Sir, Yr mo. obed Serv

A. J. Dallas.

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esq.”; endorsed by TJ as received 3 May 1815 from Washington and so recorded in SJL.

Thomas Nelson was the federal loan commissioner at Richmond.

1Manuscript: “imdiately.”

Index Entries

  • Barnes, John; TJ pays search
  • Dallas, Alexander James; as secretary of the treasury search
  • Dallas, Alexander James; letters from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and payment for library search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; debt to W. Short search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; payments to J. Barnes search
  • Library of Congress; payment for TJ’s library search
  • Nelson, Thomas; as loan commissioner search
  • Richmond, Va.; loan commissioner at search
  • Short, William; TJ’s debt to search
  • Treasury Department, U.S.; treasury notes search