Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Richard Barry, 11 August 1808

Washington City August 11th 1808


Inclosed you have a Glorius diamond I have purchased in G. Town for you; its a remarkable good one and the cut of it is very easy found who ever is to use it at your place should practice on it every leasure hour he can spare, you have also the bill and receit of it

I am with great regard your Hble Servt.

Richard Barry


I hope you’l excuse the liberty I take in sending a letter to Mr Nelson under cover of yours

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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