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On examination of our accounts I observe the amount [D] of your debet [2276.685] 2000. D. for March and 2000. D. for April supposed receivable yesterday  4000.    leaves a balance for the use of the present month of [1723.295] I will therefore ask the favor of you to make arrangemts. for the following sums: for Colo. Thos. Newton
Th: Jefferson will be obliged to mr Barnes if he can furnish him two sums of 50. D. each in bank bills of the US. tomorrow morning. this will be instead of the further remittance to mr Jefferson. RC ( ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers); endorsed by Barnes; endorsed by TJ. Not recorded in SJL . On this day TJ received from Barnes $100 and sent to John and Reuben Perry each $50 in bank bills ( MB...
If mr Barnes has not sent off the groceries to Richmond, Th:J will be obliged to him to add the underwritten articles. he has also two or three books he would send to have put into some of the packages 10. ℔ raisins P.S. also to send Th:J. 20. D. in small bills. 10. ℔ almonds 10. ℔ figs 10. ℔ prunes. MS ( ViU ); undated; in TJ’s hand, except for check marks next to each grocery item and a note...
This will be handed you by mr David Higginbotham, a merchant of Milton, who with a mr Watson of the same place, having acted heretofore as chief factors for the houses of Brown Reeves & co. and McLure Brydie & co. are now about to set up themselves. they are both men of extraordinary attention to business, prudent, honest, & in great esteem, and will undoubtedly carry into their own concern...
Yours of the 3d. came to hand yesterday morning. I shall be happy to hear of the arrival of the groceries &c. in Richmond, as we are much in want of them: so also of the glass when shipped from Philadelphia—a mr Andrews , who lives near the former post office in Washington & works on ornaments for architecture, was to make for me some Doric ornaments, which should be ready before this time. he...
Your favor of the 10th. came to hand in the morning of the 13th. I shall be glad if the plaisterers arrive soon. it would be too late to engage others, as I should wish the work done under my eye. if they are not set out, and will come off immediately, they may still accomplish the work. or even if one will come we might get him an aid. the plaister of Paris arrived two days ago, and all the...
Your favor of the 7th came to hand on the 10th. by the delay of your journey to Philadelphia I am afraid my arrearages are inconvenient to you. I write to Gibson & Jefferson by this day’s post to forward you a thousand dollars instantly. they will recieve my letter on the same day you recieve this, and if they can procure good paper immediately, it may be with you by the time you originally...
I recieved yesterday your favor of the 10th. and am sincerely concerned at the disappointment at the bank of Columbia. this proves farther the propriety of my curtailing expences till I am within the rigorous limits of my own funds, which I will do. in the mean time I must leave to your judgment to marshall our funds for the most pressing demands, till I can be with you. mr Jefferson has sent...
Th: Jefferson has been taking a view of his affairs, and sends mr Barnes a statement of them. if it should be possible to get through the month of July without the aid of the bank, by my giving a new note there on the 4th of August for 2000. Doll. we should on that day be almost compleatly relieved, and the reciept of the 4th. of October will take up the note, and leave me entirely out of...
Th:J. incloses the within to mr Barnes because the captain will probably apply to him on his arrival. a box for me is gone to Philadelphia . how shall I get the freight paid there? RC (University Archives, Autographs and Historical Documents, Westport, Connecticut, 1996); addressed: “Mr. John Barnes George town”; endorsed by Barnes, in part: “for a Box expected from Richmond.” Enclosure: see...