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From Thomas Jefferson to John Barnes, 5 September 1808

Monticello Sep. 5. 08.

Dear Sir

I this moment recieve yours of the 2d. and am confounded and ashamed at the incomprehensible omission of filling up the blank in the check for 1175. D. in your favor. I now send you another for the same sum, which you will recieve Thursday evening in time to send it by the post which leaves Washington Friday evening. I hope you will not have put yourself to the trouble of otherwise procuring the money, as it will be no inconvenience to me to wait a post. I fix on the 1st. day of October for my arrival at Washington, if nothing calls me sooner. I salute you with affection & respect.

Th: Jefferson

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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