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From Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Anthony, 6 May 1800

To Joseph Anthony

May 6. 1800.

I hereby acknolege to have received from mr Anthony two sets of mr Trumbul’s prints of Bunker’s hill and the death of Montgomery, and to have paid him twenty eight dollars for them. if I possess any original subscription reciept it shall be returned; and if I did not then pay a moiety of the subscription (on which subject I cannot say a word by memory) I promise to pay it.

Th: Jefferson

RC (CtY). Joseph Anthony was a Philadelphia goldsmith and jeweler at 94 High Street who also administered the sale of John Trumbull’s prints. TJ recorded in his financial records for 6 May that he paid Anthony $28 for two sets of Trumbull’s “Warren & Montgomery” (James Robinson, Robinson’s Philadelphia Register and City Directory for 1799 [Philadelphia, 1799]; PMHB description begins Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 1877– description ends , 53 [1929], 208–12; MB description begins James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, Princeton, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1017; Madison to TJ, 14 Feb. 1800; Statement of Account from John Barnes, printed at 12 May below).

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