Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Richard Barry, 4 May 1807

Washington City May 4th 1807


I have received your letter by the hands of Mr. Samuel Ringgold when on my way from General Spriggs to Monticello wishing Me not to return till Septbr. I have had four applications to me within these two months past, I have rejected them all in order to comply with my engagments with you in returning so soon as I would finish here, Mr. Calverts of Bladensburgh was the last, which I have accepted I intend going out there this day to commence the work

With Respect and esteem I am your Obedt Servt

Richard Barry

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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