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John Barnes to Thomas Jefferson, 12 December 1818

From John Barnes

George Town Coa 12th Decr 1818.

Dear Sir—

In conformity to your favr of the 7th I inclose Messrs Gales & Seatons, receipt $667/, it gives me sincere pleasure to find, you take your Usual ride, may a continuance of it, restore you to perfect health,—is the repeated wishes of your Numerous inquiring friends.

Be Asured—no One more so—than

Dear Sir,

Your Obedt servant

John Barnes,

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 17 Dec. 1818 and so recorded in SJL. RC (ViU: TJP); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Curtis Carter and William B. Phillips, 9 Apr. 1819, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson, Esqr Monticello, Virginia”; franked; postmarked Georgetown, 12 Dec. Enclosure: receipt from Gales & Seaton to TJ, [ca. 11 Dec. 1818], for $6.67, covering his subscription to the Washington National Intelligencer from 31 Oct. 1817 to 11 Dec. 1818 (MS in DLC: TJ Papers, 214:38190; printed form, with blanks filled in by an unidentified hand; undated; endorsed by TJ: “Newspapers. Gales & Seaton Natl Intelligencer rect to Dec. 11. 1818”).

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  • Barnes, John; handles financial transactions search
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  • Gales & Seaton (Washington firm); receipt from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; and newspaper subscriptions search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Account withNational Intelligencer search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Health; good health of search
  • National Intelligencer (Washington newspaper); TJ’s account with search
  • subscriptions, for publications; newspapers search