Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Barnes, 13 January 1807

George Town,
13 Jany 1807.

J Barnes, most Respectfully inform The President, that his JB. engagemts. for the present and insuing Mos. exceeds $1400—

to Accomplish which, He is constrained to Ask the favr. of the President—to extend the Amount of present and next Months Notes from 1000 to $1500; with permission to reserve $500 from cash—will inable him, to make good his pointed promises:

JB purposed mentioning these Circumstances to the President on Sunday, but for the want of a convenient Opportunity omitted,—

JB. incloses the Presidents Note of the 14th. already drawn for $1000—


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