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John Barnes to Thomas Jefferson, 6 December 1814

From John Barnes

George Town Coa 6th Decr 1814—

Dear Sir—

I have great pleasure—inclosing you the above Copy—least you should not have received any advices of the like tenor—Your last favr was of the 10h Seprreplied to 11th Octr—very Uncertain as to the final events—in Europe—as well at Washington. We may at least be permitted to Hope! something may yet be effected to Uphold—the National Credit—at this Eventfull Crisis—

most Respectfully, I am Dear Sir Your Obedt servant.

John Barnes.

PS. no adjustmts has yet transpired at Bank of Cola respecting the late Loan Subscriptions—

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); subjoined to enclosure; endorsed by TJ as received 13 Dec. 1814, but recorded in SJL as received a day later. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to James Monroe, 21 Jan. 1815, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello—Virginia”; franked; postmarked Georgetown, 7 Dec.

TJ’s most recent letter to Barnes was dated 30 Sept. 1814, not the 10h sepr.

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