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Yours of the 3d. came to hand yesterday morning. I shall be happy to hear of the arrival of the groceries &c. in Richmond, as we are much in want of them: so also of the glass when shipped from Philadelphia—a mr Andrews , who lives near the former post office in Washington & works on ornaments for architecture, was to make for me some Doric ornaments, which should be ready before this time. he...
Th: Jefferson incloses to mr Barnes an order on the bank of the US. here for 900. Dollars, of which he prays him to place 400. to the credit of his account with mr Barnes & to pay 500. D. into the bank of Columbia to the credit of his note paiable the 16th. inst. which will be to be renewed for 1000. D. CSmH : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Your favors of July 30. and Aug. 3. came to hand yesterday, and on the same day arrived here our boxes, casks &c. shipped from Washington before my departure; all in good order except the tea box containing coffee, sugar &c. which had burst open and lost some of it’s coffee; also my Indian busts , which by rough tumbling about, had got broken into many pieces. I learnt by yesterday’s post mr...
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...
Instead of remitting me the sum of 584 D .29c as desired in my letter of Aug. 29. I must now ask the favor of you to remit me in cash only 244 D .29 and the balance of 340. D. to remit to James Brand, carpenter, at Portland in Maine. should it not be practicable to obtain a bank draught for this on some bank there, it is probable the Treasurer of the US. will give his draught on the Collector...
Fifty six days after date I promise to pay to the order of John Barnes fifteen hundred Dollars negociable at the bank of Columbia, value received. 1500. D. ViU .
Your favor of the 7th came to hand on the 10th. by the delay of your journey to Philadelphia I am afraid my arrearages are inconvenient to you. I write to Gibson & Jefferson by this day’s post to forward you a thousand dollars instantly. they will recieve my letter on the same day you recieve this, and if they can procure good paper immediately, it may be with you by the time you originally...
Your favors of Aug. 7. & 21. came to hand in due time. from them I collect the following estimate of my funds, since my departure 1804 July 21. paid Williams of Phila 71 .87 23. Baker 406 . Gant 43 .75 Andrews 36 .80 Hand 2
Th: Jefferson having been obliged to send what pocket money he had to Monticello will thank mr Barnes for 25. or 30. D. in small bills. RC ( ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers); addressed: “Mr. Barnes”; endorsed by Barnes. Not recorded in SJL . TJ’s financial memoranda records that he received $25 from Barnes the same day ( MB James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum...
John, who is to go with me to Monticello, has occasion for some necessaries which I have promised to give him. be so good as to furnish him with them. Your’s affectionately RC ( ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers); addressed: “Mr. Barnes.” Not recorded in SJL .
I owe Martin Wanscher 35. D. of which he now asks 15. or 20. will you be so good as to make him such a remittance? he lives at the corner of Prince’s & Fairfax streets Alexandria. Accept affectionate salutations. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Martin Wanscher writes to me for 40. Dollars. there will then remain due to him about 90. or 100. D. which he will be drawing for from time to time. the demand of his balance having been expected to have laid over till the spring, will be an addition to my last estimate . I am to inclose the money to him in Alexandria, so that I suppose it should be in bills of that bank or the Washington. I...
Mr. Dinsmore is arrived here from Monticello on his way to see his brother at Baltimore, and asks for 40. Dollars in Philadelphia bills if to be had, which I must pray you to accomodate him with. he will call on you to-day. affectionate salutations. RC ( MHi ); endorsed by Barnes: “Mr Dinsmore 3d Nov 1803 $40.” Not recorded in SJL . TJ noted in his financial records that on this day he gave...
Th: Jefferson will be obliged to mr Barnes for 20. Dollars in five dollar bills. Oct. 19. 1802. RC ( ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers); addressed: “Mr Barnes”; endorsed by Barnes; endorsed by TJ: “Barnes John.” According to TJ’s financial memoranda, on 19 Oct. Barnes sent $15 to the president, who also gave $10 in charity on the same day. The following day, TJ made two additional charitable gifts...
The bearer comes for the 11. D. small change. I find I have occasion for 30. D. more than I had calculated which therefore I must ask of you by the bearer. bills of any kind will do. Your’s affectionately RC ( ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers); endorsed by Barnes: “ ⅌ Dougherty.”
Mr. Smith has sent under cover to me the inclosed post-note for three hundred & sixty dollars, Genl. Kosciusko’s dividend, which, as I have no account opened with him, I inclose you. mr Jefferson writes me he has received Canal dividend for mr Short 198. D. which he credits you for. should you want it you will of course draw for it, otherwise it is not improbable I may have occasion for some...
Th: Jefferson being to go into the country tomorrow will thank mr Barnes for 25. D. in small bills. RC ( ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers); endorsed by Barnes; endorsed by TJ: “Barnes John.” GO INTO THE COUNTRY TOMORROW : in his financial records under 27 June, TJ recorded paying 68 ½ cents for ferriage “to & from the Carrs.” It is not clear which members of the Carr family TJ met with that day,...
If mr Barnes has not sent off the groceries to Richmond, Th:J will be obliged to him to add the underwritten articles. he has also two or three books he would send to have put into some of the packages 10. ℔ raisins P.S. also to send Th:J. 20. D. in small bills. 10. ℔ almonds 10. ℔ figs 10. ℔ prunes. MS ( ViU ); undated; in TJ’s hand, except for check marks next to each grocery item and a note...
Pay to Joseph Daugherty for Martin Wanscher eighteen Dollars eight cents for account of Your humble servt, Will mr Barnes dine with us tomorrow? RC ( ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers); at foot of text: “Mr. John Barnes”; endorsed by Barnes. Not recorded in SJL . In his financial memoranda for this day, TJ recorded the payment of $18.08 to Marten wanscher for “lime & Plaister Paris” ( MB James A....
I inclose you a check on the bank of the US. for 200. D. and was in hopes to be able to say that at the next month I could begin such a monthly paiment as, growing from month to month, would wear down my balance in the course of the year. but on examining the calls which will come on me in July I find I shall be obliged to postpone the commencement of that operation to the month following. my...
Th: Jefferson presents his salutations to mr Barnes. he has bought of the bearer mr Hollis 10. barrels of fish , cured particularly, @ 3½ D. the barrel, which he will thank mr Barnes to pay for and have warehoused. he will have to get 10. barrels more, and would willingly have taken them of mr Hollis, but he is not willing to part with more at so low a price. perhaps on delivering them he may...
I recieved yesterday your favor of the 15th. which has lost a post or two on the road. mr Madison writes me that there is a claim of 250.D. on him, Majr. Pontier & myself for some wine landed at N. York, that he will pay my part & draw on you. I have therefore thought it best to send you an enlarged note for the bank of Columbia, Sep. 11. to cover this as well as a draught of about 150.D....
Pay to the driver who carried mrs Randolph and mrs Eppes to Virginia twelve dollars for value recieved on account of Your humble servt RC ( MLexSC ); at foot of text: “Mr. John Barnes Georgetown”; endorsed by Barnes; signed by Joseph Dougherty acknowledging payment.
Fifty six days after date I promise to pay to the order of John Barnes fifteen hundred Dollars negociable at the bank of Columbia, value received 1500. D.— paid 18 Decr — ViU .
I recieved yesterday your favor of the 10th. and am sincerely concerned at the disappointment at the bank of Columbia. this proves farther the propriety of my curtailing expences till I am within the rigorous limits of my own funds, which I will do. in the mean time I must leave to your judgment to marshall our funds for the most pressing demands, till I can be with you. mr Jefferson has sent...
In my note of yesterday I forgot a sum of 41. D 10 c which I had promised to remit to Richmond this week for the use of John Rogers , which I must therefore pray you to enable me to do. Your’s affectionately RC ( ViU ); addressed: “Mr. Barnes”; receipt added to foot of text by Barnes and signed by Joseph Dougherty for $50 received on 6 Mch.; endorsed by Barnes. TJ’s note of yesterday has not...
Th: Jefferson must trouble Mr. Barnes for 40. Dollars more in five dollar bills. Dec. 11. 1802. RC ( MHi ); addressed: “Mr. Barnes”; endorsed by Barnes as paid to Joseph Dougherty on 12 Dec. In his financial memoranda on 11 Dec. 1802, TJ recorded the receipt of $40 from Barnes. Later the same day, TJ gave $20 each to Martha Jefferson Randolph and Mary Jefferson Eppes ( MB James A. Bear, Jr.,...
On the 1st. inst. I accepted Mr. Cathalan’s bill of exchange for 31.33 D payable to mr Davidson at the bank US. at 15. days sight. it had escaped my attention till this moment, but as this letter will be in Washington the evening of the 14th. I hope it will be in time—I therefore inclose 30. D. & ask the favor of you to take up the bill, adding for me the little fraction of 1.33 towards which...
Having an urgent call for a sum of money which goes 120. D. beyond what I had reserved for the current purposes of the month, a merchant here (mr Kelly) offers me that sum for a like one in Baltimore. under this pressure and the call not allowing time to wait your answer, I have ventured to value on you for 120. D. in the hope you can let me have the use of that sum for about a fortnight when...
I recieved last night your favor of the 3d. & in it the 690. dollars which I had desired, for which recieve my thanks. I fear you have with your usual goodness incommoded yourself to accomodate me earlier than I had proposed. I shall set out on the 9th. for Bedford and be back here on the 16th.—mr & mrs Madison are now here with me, & well, as are all our family. I salute you with affection &...