Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Barnes, 28 August 1808

Monticello Aug. 28. 08.

Dear Sir

Your favor of the 22d. came safely to hand, & I thank you for the accomodation of the 120. D. for the operations of the ensuing month I inclose checks dated Sep. 5. I will pray you at their dates to deliver those to Lemaire for 500. D, Melvin 134.87 Saml. H. Smith for 26. D. to those persons respectively. I inclose a check also in your name for 1175. D. which I will pray you to dispose of as follows.

for yourself (in addition to the 120. before) 250 
to remit to G. Jefferson in Richmd 100.
to remit to myself by post 825 in bills of Richmd or US.

our post will leave Washington on Tuesday the 6th. of Sep. about two or three oclock P.M. by which I shall be glad to recieve it. I salute you with sincere affection & respect.

Th: Jefferson

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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