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I read with great Concern the very unfortunate Accident that befell you—The part swelled, (I presume in your Side) if not abated—and become stationary—must if possible be dispersed—removed—In somewhat a like Case with me—from a slight fall which caused me Considerable pain whenever I laid down—on either side— exclusive of the simple Applications Used in these Cases I Applied a Broad-stout...
since my letter of this date—I have to add, That in my letter to you of the 2d. I had given—Assurances of your three several letter packages being on Board the Ship Stadt, Hamburgh. (not in the least doubting, but they would be received) It was however with difficulty I got permission (thro the influence of a particular Mercht.) to Ship the Two Boxes—On delivering my single package which...
I am this Instant Honor’d with your Esteemed favr 14th. Accept Sir my sincere thanks for the very favorable supply remittance , via Mr Jefferson at Richmond. the result of which I have to hope will not have pressed him to any material disadvantage or inconvenience in his Tobo. a/ Sales &c.— a moiety of which, at lest a $1000. of it, I lately advised Messrs. G. & J. to invest on my Account, in...
Agreable to your fav r 12 h I called at the Residence of M. Poleteca —and delivered the inclosier to his servants, who informed M r 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 M r P.
On the late distressing scene of the distroying Element, at Monticello (without the effective Aid—and Materials, to arrest its impetuos Ravages,) what painfull Anxieties—you—with the good family, must have suffered (can be more readily conceiv’d than expressed) still I Hope! has terminated —with less, serious consequences than expected.— that the Main Dwelling—the Mansion House, with its...
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
In pursuance of your two late favors the 17 th & 29 th Ult o I have been inabled to procure and herewith inclose Mess. Bowie & Kurtz sett of Ex: 1 st 2 d & 3 d dated 13 Ins
My last respects to you Sir was of the 1 st Sep r since when, I have not been Honore’d with any of your favors.— In the Course of this and the insuing Mo. it will become Necessary to provide for a Remittance to be made, the good Gen l Kosciusko :—Under present circumstances, I have to ask your aid, and shall be governed by your instructions— from a rough statem t of the Gen ls a/c, with me,...
It appears from Mr. Cheethams letter 15: Ulto. that Mr. Richards—to whom on the 20th May 1804. I wrote, requesting of him to pay Mr. Cheetham $19. & Mr. Erwin $8. is $27, which from his letter 26th. same Month—herewith inclosed (with Mr. Cheethams to the President) I presumed to suppose was paid—Credited his a/c and of course JB. debited the Presidents a/c therefor— Mr. Radcliffe—as was then...
I have already dispatched Original & duplicates each, of the inclosed letters & a/c in Philada. and transmitted duplicate thereof for your [government?]. —Some few days since both the plaisterers called on me, respecting their intended Journey. the small Man (for I do not recollect his Name) was very urgent to set out immediately ⅌ land. the other proposed—going ⅌ water to Richmond—in the...
The following packages on Board the Sloop Rebecca for Richmond Jn o Hall Master. One Barrel Muscovado Sugar N t 2 1 4 2—
I was last evening Honored by your two favs. 12th & 15th. the former, respected the inclosed Bill of Ep. $31.33— when I waited on W Davidson this Morning—and explained to him– the Omission &c.— for Answer—“it was placed to the Presidents debit,”—I preferred taken it up. with the remittance sent for that particular purpose.—that the Presidents a/c with the Bank must remain – as before.— — By...
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
Your favrs: 26th & 31st. passed—I recd 8th. Inst, and now inclose you, Mr Brands patent, for, 1000. Acres, (my Usual charge on these are 1 dollar)—Mr Trump—has your draft for doors—and promise, of compleating them—in 20 or 30 days. he is busily employed at Frankford. from whence he Returns to Town every saturday Evening— you have I presume recd letter of advice, and shipment of Rod Iron from...
Nothing of moment transpires at Washington, since 21st: when I had the pleasure of Answering your favr. 17th.—Mr LeMaire, tho weak, is recruiting fast,—by the time of your expected & welcome return will, I hope be perfectly reinstated in his health. respecting late rumours—the rising of the Negroes here: I judge it proper to inform, (lest you may have heard some imperfect Accts.)— It has...
Your Esteemed favr 5th. addressed to me at Washington (instead of this Place) did not reach me Untill the 15th.—by Your expected Arrival the 17th. I did not think of Answering it, but immediately sent on your several packages—and uncased them at Mr Conrades.—your Accomodations are eligant, and the Other Rooms filled with your particular friends—Messrs: Langdon Baldwin Brown &ca—are every...
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...
I am without any of your favors since that of the 4 th April — Answered the 15 th — on the 25 th I had the Honor of inclosing to you M rs Beckleys letter to me , respecting her Brothers unfortunate
I hasten to inclose the President — agreable to direction— One thousand and twenty five dollars, $225. Only, are of Richmond ... and ditto Branch, “800’s on the Bank UStates—   I was under the Necessity of Accepting—   Negociable—I presume, with the Merchants at Milton & Charlottesville, for Remitting to Baltimore, Philadelphia, or New York. —Mr S. H Smith—I paid Yesterday— Mr Peal, and Mr...
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
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
I am happy in being favored with yours of 18th—on Receipt of which, I opened the Box, and shall repack, the enormous tooth, Address, and deliver it, as directed. Annexed, you have Invoice of sash doors, as well your account up to this day, which on examining—I trust and hope will be found pretty Correct; though different—from yours’s in some items—and mode of Statement: if any errors—pray Note...
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
I have sent to the B. at W. for the Cashiers draft in favr. of D. Gelston Esqr: on B. B. NYork for $55.62 and shall write him of the Wines safe arrival—the depy: Collector of Alexa also advises of their being forwarded to Washingn. have wrote him for his a/c of expences, by Mr Dougherty you will $25 in 5 dolr notes, I am most Respectfully Sir Your Obed H St RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “The...
I regret exceedingly—at the lapse of time, since I had the pleasure of receiving your last fav r dated the 3 d July —I have also to regret the want of intelligence—respecting the uncertain fate of the two years Annual Remittance for Paris —viz— Bowie & Kurtz 14 h feb
Your favor 2d: received Yesterday, advise, your having drawn on me for $330: at 10 days on Mr. Shorts account will be duly honored. The excess of Messrs. Trumps and Stocks account you will find particulars of, in my Invoice 18th July with charges deducted $96.83. I most sincerely wish, I could say—the fever abates; if we are only so happy as to Arrest its progress, and wait patiently the...
M r Taylors unfavorable Acc t ⅌ last Evening Mail, says— “Bank stock, in general is falling Considerably. ” —that he sold—yesterday Penn a Bank stock a 135 ⅌ Ct. Own Owing to the Rumour of Peace—as well the demand for Cash—Subscribers to the New Loan— that the Certificates with a regular power of Atty—will be requiset to make the Sale— that Bills on France cannot be depend d
Your favor of the 15 h Ins t inclosing sundry Acco ts for payment—as well, Mess r Gibson and Jeffersons Order, on Bank of Columbia for $200—recd 23 d have been Appli e d —as follows viz—
J Barnes, most Respectfully inform The President, that his JB. engagemts. for the present and insuing Mos. exceeds $1400— to Accomplish which, He is constrained to Ask the favr. of the President—to extend the Amount of present and next Months Notes from 1000 to $1500; with permission to reserve $500 from cash—will inable him, to make good his pointed promises: JB purposed mentioning these...
The Safe Arrival of the US. Packet from Milton, of the 4 th was Announcd to me—this morning by the Post Master in person—Escorted—by a file of ten of the US. fiery Hearts. with as Many Black headed, Clubs.—together with Specie sufft—to defray the Necessary expenditures of the late Enterprize—in fav r of the Grecian Causes,—should any further Occurance Offer, to make it needfull to apply. Be...
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
My last dispatch of the 24th. I perceived the next day had not been forwarded ⅌ that Evening’s mail—in the supposition of the office keeper that only Tuesdays mail, convey’d letters to Charlottesville—of course, I received them back, supposing your return here would be in a few days.—when yesterdays mail handed me your favr: same date —inclosing E. Lanhams letter on Accot. of Mr Oldhams $80...
As I ought not, any longer, defer, writing to Mr Short, in Answer, to his last favr: 1st: Octr: I have subjoined a statemt. of his a/c copy of which I submit to you, for your perusal and Amendment (if necessary.)—Should it meet your Approbation, you will please retain it—I have the Original before me.—to correct, if needfull—I shall then prepare two setts to forward Mr Short.—first, ⅌ the...
In conformity to your favr 2d. I remitted James Brand (Carpenter) at Portland—in Maine on the Branch—at Boston—the Collector at Portland not having funds to that amt. The treasurer could not draw on him. say 340.—. —To Mr Oliver Evans (Philada.) 344.96. Jones & Howell do. 137.10. Thos. Carpenter in full 110.33. To the President US (Annexed). 250.—. To JB in a/c for Balance &— 367.61. $ 1550.—....
The inclosed $20 is the nearest possible viz No 122. T. of the 2d. Augt. 1800—B. US. which I presume will answer for the prest. for the 75 Cts may be accounted for at a more favble. opporty— I am Sir your most Obt. Servt. Your powers to Mr. Smith Cashr. of the Bank penna. shall be remitted him. RC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr.” In his financial memoranda on this day, TJ...
since I had the honor of Addressing you the 19 Ult —I had the pleasure of receiving the inclosed from M r Williams —to which I replied the 28 th requesting the fav r (in Case he should suceed in purchasing a Set of Ex—at New York . (if not too much trouble) he would also engage a Sett in my fav r for ƒ5000 franc’s—and that I would also wish to avail my self of the indulgence— in Case himself...
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...
MS ( DLC : William Short Papers); in Barnes’s hand.
Your fav r 28 th Ult o I recd yesterday— The more I contemplate on the proposed plan of Remitting to Paris —viz Mess r G. W. & R & M —the more my doubts and dificulties encreases—
Your fav r 21 st Ult o as well that of Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson , of the 29 th —Covering $540: are duly recd. and the Amo t placed—as you directed—as more particularly Appears, from the inclosed statem t of your a/c —which, I have Ventured—(being on so near a Scale) to Balance—
The inclosed $350. will I hope, Accomodate, in lieu of a draft on the Collector. they may be remitted—either— whole or Cut , but by Keeping a Minute of their letter, No: &ca (in Case of Accident) will save the extra trouble of sending seconds—postage &ca— Mr Peales $30. shall be remitted him—and Colo. Hoomes, $300—paid: when presented— I am sir your most Obedt: H st Mr Rapine left word this...
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/
Inclosed I return you Copy of my a/c & letter to Mr Short, the Original, & duplicate of which, shall be, as you have Corrected.—I have also sent ⅌ Mr Dunn—2 pair Black silk Stockings—the largest & Best, of the Merchandize—Mr Pickford—my Assistant brought me from Baltimore—Mr. Latimore had a pair of them, Yesterday, in lieu of a former pair (smaller—p 34ƒ)—these are Only 28ƒ a pair—and I think...
Lest, you may not be Apprised—I inclose the within Notice—as probably, I may be called upon, for information relative thereto, In which case I can only refer them to you—being a perfect stranger to what has already passed— I presume it necessary I should have—your advice and directions—in order to meet any unforeseen Occurance—that might Otherwise—take place—injurious—to those whose claims—in...
I was last Evening honred: with your favr: Monticello 11th . Inst: with Memdm: for, 250 square feet sheet Copper, for covering, part, of your house— The exact particulars—I have by this post, transmitted to my Correspondt: Mr Richards Philada. who I have no doubt, will Attend Minutely to your instructions—and shipp it, with the files and Chissills—by very first Vessel, with Bill Lading, to...
I am again honored with your favr. 6th. Announcing Mr Shorts arrival at Norfolk, 28 Ulto. expected to embark the next day for Baltimore, in his way to Washington and Richmond.—my particular inquiries have not been successfull. I rather presume, his having learned your absence from Washington—have since determined him, to alter his rout via Hampton & Williamsburg &c. or, should he pass thru...
Memdm In J Barnes’s estimates on his Monthly Balances, in Order to Ascertain a reasonable Compensation of 6 ⅌ Cent. in Conformity, to the Presidents request, JB have endeavoured, nearly as the several Accts. & Statemts. here Annexed will admit—(allowing for some few, irregularities—making—as well for—as against, the Actual—or exact, debits & Credits.)—that, comparing the total Amt charged say...
My two last to you, were of the 2 d and 13 th —I am Anxiously waiting your power of Atty—Accompanied with the two Certificates—for the 20 Shares of Penn a Bank Stock— without which, I am unable to proceed a Step further, then to provide for the $2500—the first paym t to be made, 25 th Ins t . for this purpose I was Compell’d—to ask the fav r of a friend—to indorse (for my Note of $1480
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.
I had the Honor of addressing the President 2d. Inst.—from the inclosed State of my Bank transactions the President will perceive the result leaves me $48.64. Sufft. I presume (with the proposed note of $750: for discts. to Morrow at B of C, of which, the proceeds of $250. for the Use of the President) to meet either the President—or Mr Madisons expected drafts.— the late alarming Accts from...