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John Barnes to Thomas Jefferson, 12 February 1816

From John Barnes

George Town Coa 12th Febuary 1816—

Dear Sir—

The long wished for letter from the good Genl has at length Arrived and I hasten herewith to inclose you Duplicate—you will perceive by my letter of the 19 Ulto the appt Balance of his a/c in my hands was $1130.69100 exclusive of his Treasury Notes $4.500—bearing 5 Int. due 16 April—to be then funded—I may therefore count on remitting him £200 Sterg on the best terms going—will I presume—Amot to somewhere abt $950—to $1000—with the expectation of another & like Remittance to follow in the fall—will I trust—be satisfactory to the General

I am quite Anxious to be favor’d with a line from you, lest indisposition may have been the cause of my not receiving One—

yours most Respectfully, with the greatest Esteem,

John Barnes.

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello—Virga”; with enclosure on verso; endorsed by TJ as received 16 Feb. 1816 and so recorded in SJL.

The good genl was Tadeusz Kosciuszko.

Index Entries

  • Barnes, John; account with T. Kosciuszko search
  • Barnes, John; and T. Kosciuszko’s American investments search
  • Barnes, John; letters from search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and T. Kosciuszko’s American investments search
  • Kosciuszko, Tadeusz (Thaddeus) Andrzej Bonawentura; account with J. Barnes search
  • Kosciuszko, Tadeusz (Thaddeus) Andrzej Bonawentura; remittances to search
  • Treasury Department, U.S.; treasury notes search