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Thomas Jefferson to John Barnes, 8 May 1814

To John Barnes

Monticello May 8. 14.

Dear Sir

I recieved yesterday your favors of Apr. 27. and May 2. & 2. and I now inclose you Genl Kosciuszko’s 2. certificates for 18. and 2. shares in the bank of Pensylvania, with my endorsement, duplicate powers of Attorney to dispose of them, and letters to the Secretaries of State and the Treasury requesting their aid in the remittances of interest. these I have left open for your perusal, after which be so good as to seal them before delivery. Judge Woodward being with me at present and to return soon to Washington or Philadelphia, he can be applied to there to attest the powers of Attorney before a Notary. sincerely praying for the best success in your use of all these documents I tender you the assurance of my affectionate respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); at foot of text: “Mr Barnes”; endorsed by TJ. Enclosures: (1) TJ to George W. Campbell, 8 May 1814. (2) TJ to James Monroe, 8 May 1814. Other enclosures not found.

Index Entries

  • Bank of Pennsylvania; stock owned by T. Kosciuszko search
  • Barnes, John; and T. Kosciuszko’s American investments search
  • Barnes, John; as TJ’s agent search
  • Barnes, John; letters to search
  • Campbell, George Washington; and remittances to T. Kosciuszko search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and T. Kosciuszko’s American investments search
  • Kosciuszko, Tadeusz (Thaddeus) Andrzej Bonawentura; and J. Barnes search
  • Kosciuszko, Tadeusz (Thaddeus) Andrzej Bonawentura; Bank of Pennsylvania stock of search
  • Monroe, James; and remittances to T. Kosciuszko search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); Visitors to; Woodward, Augustus E. B. search
  • Woodward, Augustus Elias Brevoort; visits Monticello search