Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Barnes to Thomas Jefferson, 28 February 1817

From John Barnes

George Town 28th feby 1817.

Dear Sir

Your Esteemed favr 17th Acknowledgs Recpt of the Certificates of Genl Kosciusko’s 6 perCt as well Bank Stock of Columbia—as specified—And now inclose you Copy of the form required—for you to Execute—in Order—to my receiving1 the quarterly Interest, on the former—for the dividend on the Bank Stock—I trust is already satisfactory—adjusted—with Referance to the Genls —I purpose soon as the Navigation & Opportunity presents, to forward Duplicates thereof to the good Genl—lest yours—may not have reached him—

most Respectfully. Dear Sir—your very Obedt servt

John Barnes,

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); endorsed by TJ as received 5 Mar. 1817 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Fernagus De Gelone, 31 Mar. 1817, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson, Esqr Monticello—Virginia”; franked; postmarked Georgetown, 1 Mar.

1Manuscript: “reciving.”

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