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Enclosure: Order on United States Treasury, 18 April 1815

Enclosure

Order on United States Treasury

Apr. 18. 1815

J. B. 4 870
 Pay to Wm S. or order 10,500 D. in part of the sum of 
23,950 D. approprd by the act of Congr. for the purchase of
my library as advised in my lre to the Secy of the Treasury1
of this days date, to wit Apr. 18. 1815.

Th:J

Dft (DLC: TJ Papers, 203:36233); written entirely in TJ’s hand on a scrap; subjoined to Dft of Receipt for Sale of TJ’s Library, 23 Apr. 1815; on verso of Dft of TJ to Alexander J. Dallas, 18 Apr. 1815.

Individual versions of this order, not found, were enclosed in the above letter to John Barnes (j. b.) and in TJ’s letter of this date to William Short (wm s.).

1Preceding six words interlined.

Index Entries

  • An Act to authorize the purchase of the library of Thomas Jefferson (1815) search
  • Barnes, John; TJ pays search
  • Dallas, Alexander James; as secretary of the treasury search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; debt to W. Short search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Order on United States Treasury search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; payments to J. Barnes search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Writings; Order on United States Treasury search
  • Library of Congress; payment for TJ’s library search
  • Short, William; TJ’s debt to search