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John Barnes to Thomas Jefferson, 21 June 1819

From John Barnes

Geo Town Coa 21st June 1819.

Dear Sir—

Agreable to your favr 12h I called at the Residence of M. Poleteca—and delivered the inclosier to his servants, who informed Mr P. was then on a Visit—to Mount Vernon, and expected his Return in a day or two—I left my Name and withal—from whom the packet was recd—

He Replied Mr P. he believed—intended to pay Mr Jefferson a visit very soon—

you remark’d, the inclosed letter “was too long for you to Copy”I deemed it proper to reserve a Copy in Case it might hereafter become Necessary1 to Refer to—& can at any time furnish you therewith—

In my letter 10th Jany 1818. to which beg leave you will refer to—I omitted—what perhaps may be Useless—viz—the Int due at the date of the Gens decease—as ⅌er the Comptrollers Opinion—Namely—

On the $ 12,500 from 30th Sepr to 15 Oct 15 days a 6 ⅌Ct $ 30.82
on $ 4600 from 20 Sepr to do 25 days a 8 ⅌Ct 25.21
(Qre if Applied for ⅌ Mr Wirt.) $ 56.03 .
Most Respectfully Dear Sir, your Obedt servt

John Barnes,

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 24 June 1819 and so recorded in SJL.

the gens: Tadeusz Kosciuszko’s.

1Manuscript: “Necessay.”

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