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In conformity to your fav r of the 7 th I inclose Mess rs Gales & Seatons , receipt $6 67/ , 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, RC ( MHi ); endorsed by TJ as received 17 Dec. 1818 and so recorded in SJL
Your very Acceptable fav r 11 Ins t as it assurred me, of your nearly perfect recovery—was not only gratifying to my self but to many inquiring friends—more Especially—it will be to your Venerable and highly Esteemed— The Hon ble John Adams Esq r in his Eighty fifth year—when late interesting letter of the 20 h Ins t Addressed to M r
I am under great concern indeed on hearing your present indispo si tion hath deprived you of enjoying your accustomed exercise on horseback—may we hope you will soon partake of so beneficial a restorer of health:—do I pray you afford me the consolation wished for.— Respecting the late General Kosciusko ’s affairs, presume nothing particular has occured.— I have often thought and wished, you...
Gen l Thad s Kosciusko in account with John Barnes . 1816     Nov r 26 To amount of balance due J.B. as per a/c rendered
Your very particular fav r 28 h Ult o Covering—“I know not from whom the inclosed letter to Wanscher comes—nor whether he is still living, I suppose, it is from Germany . and invoke your Charity to dispose of it according to Circumstances.—I do it, with the more pleasure—as it gives me New Occasion to Repeat to you—the Assurance of my Constant friendship and Respect.”— So unexpected address...
lest you should not have noticed the inclosed, curious dispute at Soleure —respecting the late, venerable dec d Gen l Kosciusko ,   of which probably you have—or may soon expect to learn, from his Relative or Confidential friends I judge it proper to inclose it, for your Goverment most Respectfully & sincerely RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esq r Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as...
At the earnest request of M r Tyler with whom I am Acquainted—and who has executed that Memorable—and never to be forgetting testimony, and seal, of—our Independance,—with an exactness highly Approved— Similies —of each Signature— has solicited thro me—to the Dedication of his performance in your Name—and as Author thereof—it is truly Elegant—and much praise is due to him.— his Numerous...
On receipt of your fav r 5 th with inclosiers to the Sect y of the Treasury and Att y Gen l —I yesterday presented to the former at his Office— not knowing where to meet with M r Wert I inquired of
Gen l Thaddeus Kosciusko . … In ℀ with John Barnes —Agent for Thomas Jefferson Esq r from 26 h Nov r 1816 a 15 th
It is with the deepest regret I have to Announce the Death of our dearly beloved friend and much revered Correspond t the Worthy—the Great—the good & Virtuous Gen l Kosciusko :— see the Balt o Patriot from the Paris de Commerce—of 31 st Oct r from w ch you will—(if not already) receive, the Meloncholy particulars—
I now inclose you agreable to my letter of the 11 th (for the Use of M r Louis Leschut — Charlotteville ) Richard Smith Cash r of the Office of Dist and Deposit at Washington his Order on ditto at Bank N York for $306. and by me endorsed—and Numbered 861.
since my Return, I have revised your Acco t & thereby corrected an error of mine in your fav r of $12. now adjusted—and herewith, inclose you a perfect statem t by which I remain your Debter $11—doll r — M r Milligans Note , bespeakes his good intention—but I dare not wait—its final issue—I shall however daily Urge the delivery— M r Wheat , handed me your fav r
John Barnes , In ℀ with Thomas Jefferson Esqr — 1814     Sep r 2 d Of Gibson & Jefferson Rich d recd
with referance to M r L. Leschuts 7 watches say 5 Single Capt a $40 is  200 } is 320 { say $2 Each for — 2 double d   60 120 of 14 regulating $306 n t in order then to try their real merit, and worth—I placed one of the five said to be N o
We are here, at the foot of your Mountain , but for the Want of horses—or Carriage dare not Approach Monticello — the fatigue of the Journey—I wish—to tarry here this Even g — RC ( ViU: TJP-ER ); partially dated; dateline beneath signature; addressed: “ Thomas Jefferson Esq r ”; endorsed by TJ as received 5 June 1817 and so recorded in SJL .
I am Hon d by your fav r 17 th and Notice the particular dates of your Movem ts the most suitable to my offices —will be, to embrace—the interval between this, and 20 th June. of cour s e I purpose leaving G. T. 31
I have the pleasure to hand you the several inclosiers—viz Gen l Kosciusko ’s 6 th Nov r Baring Brothers & C o to Buckley & Abbatt 31 st Dec r together with
I take the liberty of inclosing—the Messenger of this Town, 24 th as it contains,—two—interesting— Prothetic letters, of the late President Adams in 1756.—to the late Judge Cushing (—then Brother school master,)—will, I am sure please you—his friend Dalton was I presume—a Branch—if not the very man—the good & worthy—but unfortunate T: Dalto n late of the City of washington whose former...
Know all Men, by these presents That I, Thomas Jefferson , of Monticello in Virginia do subsitute—and Appoint— John Barnes , of George Town in the Territory of Columbia my Attorney in Fact for the purpose of Receiving from the Treasury of the United States —all Sums of Interest, due or to become due on any public Stock standing in the Name of Thaddeus Kosciusko . Now of Soleure in Swiserland...
Your Esteemed fav r 17 th Acknowledgs Recpt of the Certificates of Gen l Kosciusko ’s 6 ⅌Ct as well Bank Stock of Columbia—as specified—And now inclose you Copy of the form required —for you to Executed Execute —in Order—to my rec e iving the quarterly Interest, on the former—for the dividend on the Bank Stock—I trust is already satisfactory—adjusted—with Referance to the Gen ls
In pursuance of your late fav r of the 28 Ult o Recd the 28 h Ult o 1 st Ins t I have at length effected a Transfer—of your two Certificates of 6 pCt of U States Amo t $12,499.99—in the like sums
Notwithstand g what has been said, & done, Respecting your several powers—they have not had an Accomodating effect with the Comptroller —for Answer—He knows of None— but the Law —and cannot therefore be Admitted:—still in Order to save you the trouble—a Ride of many Miles to the Majestrate— M r Randolp h —your Witness—his Attest to it before me—will be Accepted Of — My first Attempt on the...
Genl. Thad s Kosciusko in a/c. with John Barnes for Sale of Treasury notes bearing 5⅔ pr. ct. Int. and payable 21 st April, 1816 . March 21 1816 . To C. Smith , Esqr.
The inclosed particulars & general statem t of Gen l Kosciusko ’s ℀ with me up to 26 Nov r last—together with my remarks—will I flatter my self, fully explain to you—(and thro you to the good Gen l ) the cause of the Balance being thus in my favor—$812. EE. —    Owing to the perculiar Circumstances Attending the protested £200—as well the Accom o dation of the £234. remitted, in lieu...
Your Esteemd fav r 15 th on your Return from Bedford After 7. weeks Absence— Covered your 2 powers for my Receiving all divid ds or profits due or may hereafter become due—&c a . Be pleased to Observe—Both these Stocks viz the $12,500. 6 pC ts and the 46 share Colum
from the receipt of your last fav rs date, 12 h Oct r your proposed Absense from Monticello for six weeks, via Bedford —from the 19 th my present,—would probably meet your return— I have now to detail—the several, unexpected distressing Vexsatious tryals, my feelings and patience, has experiencd: suffic i ently roused
Your much Esteemed fav r so Anxiously expected together with the inclosiers—Viz the good Gen ls Letter dated Soleure   April last, as well his Original and general power of Attorney to you, with substitution &c—all of which shall be duly Attended to.—and no doubt with me—can be Obtruded—or raised—against their being Admitted to be of suff: Validity, for me to rec e ive —thro you—the present...
I am Anxiously waiting receipt of your expected fav r in Answer to my Letters of the 5 th & 10 th of Aug t —the first Covered: a rough statem t of Gen l Kosciusko s ℀ with me whilst
Yesterday I waited on M r whann Cash r of Bank of Colum a as well M r Nourse Register of the Treasury respecting the Transfers you proposed in the Name of Gen l Thad s
On recp t of your fav r 27 th Ul t in Ans r to mine of the 18 th I judge in it proper to present you with a View or statem t
Thro the politeness of M r Monroe —I am fav rd with the inclosed. Viz Gen l Kosciusko s letter dated Soleure 15 April the Contents of course—his pressing wants of a seasonable Remittance, which from the extreme advance of exchange—I cannot bring myself to comply with without your express consent & Approbation— and altho’ the present Balance in my hands viz $1400—do not warrant a Bill of Ex....
D r     Gen l Thad s Kosciusko In ℀ with John Barnes , Agent to T. Jefferson Esq r for a/  Sales in US. Treasury Notes & purchase in Colum
I have now the Hon r of Covering you Statem t of Sales Gen l Kosciusko s Treasury Notes and purchase therew th of B k Stock—as Noticed in my letter 22 d
On receipt of your Esteemed favr 14 th received 19 th Even g I had yesterday the Honor of presenting the inclosed $100 Bank of Richmond to the Amiable Miss Randolph . to whom I beg’d permission to be Considered, as her Banker for the Accomodation of her Supplies while in washington , and having exchanged said note, into small change, I shall dispose of it, a the Curr t ex—from 6 a 7 ⅌Ct...
Your Esteemed fav r 7 h recd 21 st Relieved me from the Vague Rumour, which indeed, I paid little regard to— the Stock—intended for these treasury notes, are the funded 7 ⅌Cents. which I shall attend to—with reference to a Bill on London the Most extravagant exchanges in paper, both to the Northw d and S o w d has so deranged, the exchanges on Europe , that the Shipping Mercht s
The long wished for letter from the good Gen l has at length Arrived and I hasten herewith to inclose you Duplicate—you will perceive by my letter of the 19 Ult o the app t Balance of his a/c in my hands was $1130. 69 100 exclusive of his Treasury Notes $4.500—bearing 5 ⅖ Int. due 16 April—to be then funded—I may therefore count on remitting him £200 Ster g on the best terms going—will I...
My last inquiry respecting the good Gen l K. was of the 18 th Nov r last . since when, nothing has transpired with me, to direct, in what mode I should proceed, in Order to transmit him Via London , or Amsterdam —a further Remittance in Course of a M o or two—I have already Interest on hand, to the Amo t of $1130 65/
It is long since, I had the Honor of receiving any of your fav rs (the last of 25 th May .)—situated as the good Gen l then was and unhappy state of public Affairs in Paris , my Anxiety increased on Acco t of my Remittance to him 26 th April via Mess rs
John Barnes. George Town Co a In a/c w th Gen l Kosciusko in Paris 1814. Dolls–Cents. May to Sep r 12 th 8
Gen l Thad: Kosciusko in Paris In a/c w th John Barnes. Geo Town Co a 1814 Doll s & C ts Sep r 2
Since my last respects of the 25 th Ult o I am Honor’d by your two fav rs of the 7 th and 12 th Ins t . Anxiously— wishing to furnish the good Gen l K.
Gen l Kosciusk o In a/c with John Barnes in a/ Sales of his Penn a Bank Stock & Subscrip n to the US. Loan of 25 Millions of Dollars— 1814. Doll s C ts May 25 th
I had closed my letter of the 22 d Saturd y (but not sealed it) when I was fav rd with yours of the 18 th Covering— Order on the Treasury of the U States, for, $4870. which I presented to M r Shelden Yesterd y who asked of me—
I am anxiously waiting to hear from the good Gen l on his receiving the proceeds of the £400 ster g remitted him July last on Mess r Baring Brothers & C o London —as well to renew a Remittance early in May for a like sum— I should prefer a Bill on London —in preferance to one on Paris even if the exchange should be on equal terms. the difference in Negotiation is made up—in point of...
Your fav r 29 th Ult o recd the 5 th Covered, your Gen l power of Att y —in my fav r —the Accruing Int (Averaged.) from 10 h July—to 31 st Dec
My last Respects, was of the 6 th Ins t since when— your Scrip Certificate for $10.000—has been left with M r Nourse to be Consolidated in the Amo t of $12,500—6 ⅌Ct stock, at the Rate—of 80$ advance for $100 stock—in your Name— of course, it will require your Gen l Power of Att y to receive the Int. due the 1
I have great pleasure— inclosing you the above Copy —least you should not have received any advices of the like tenor—Your last fav r was of the 10 h Sep r — replied to 11 th Oct r — 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—
Your fav r 30 th Ult o reached me last Evening, Covering five dollar Alex a Bank Note. they pass Curr t with us. and I trust will continue so to do— and I regret to perceive they’re refused in exchange even for Virg a paper,—Not to Accomodate with so near a Neighbour—whose late Misfortunes Sh d rather excite Compassion—and Assistance—then fear of their not being able to repair their...
Your fav r 20 th recd last Evening—I am really concerned to learn the sacrifice made to advance the $380—thro M r Gibson —who without remitting me—either in Bank Notes—or, depositing that Amo t in the Bank of Richmond and placed place g it to my Credit
In making my Arangem ts for the 1 st paymt to the loan 25 th May for $2500. I was Necessi t ated, to procure a disc t for $1480—and now find—my self deficient nearly—$1000—(exclusive of your expected $360—) to be provided for, against 25 h Instant, when the 4 th and last paym t is to be made for $2500—soon as you can make it convenient—to remit me—will be very Acceptable—the times are...