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From Thomas Jefferson to John Barnes, 17 June 1801

To John Barnes

Wednesday June 17. 1801.

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 instead1 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 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 , 2:1044; TJ to John Perry and TJ to Reuben Perry, 17 June, recorded in SJL but not found). A letter from John Perry to TJ of 9 June and a letter from Reuben Perry of 13 June, both received by TJ on 17 June and recorded in SJL, have not been found. The Perry brothers were carpenters at Monticello (Vol. 32:109n).

1MS: “insteed.”

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