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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