Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: Joseph Milligan to John Barnes, 18 June 1817, with John Barnes’s Note to Thomas Jefferson, 11 July [1817]


Joseph Milligan to John Barnes, with Barnes’s Note to Thomas Jefferson

June 18th 1817

Mr Barnes

I received the Box of Books from Mr Jefferson that he Sent to be bound they are now in the hands of one of my young men and will be finished in ten days also the book of tables which you brought will be bound in the Same time I will Send them all to Fredericksburg about the 6th or 7th of July that they may meet Mr Jefferson on his return to Monticello


Joseph Milligan1

July. 11th yesterday Mr Milligan shewed to me the several Volumes neatly Bound & ready for Boxing—only waited—two or three to compleat the whole—and will be put on Board the Steam Boat Washington to Morrow Eveng for Fredericksburg—in Care of Mr Gray—


RC (DLC: TJ Papers, 210:37485–6); recto in Milligan’s hand and verso, partially dated, in Barnes’s hand; addressed by Milligan: “John Barnes Esqr Georgetown”; endorsed by Barnes; also endorsed by TJ: “Millegan Joseph to mr Barnes June 18. 17.”

1Recto ends here.

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