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John Vaughan to Thomas Jefferson, 26 February 1816

From John Vaughan

Philad. Feby 26. 1816

D sir.

Your Letter for Aspinwall1 was forwarded from New York via Gibraltar—I could get no Bill here—My friend Robert Dickey procured a Bill of 50$ which has gone by two opps—It might be well to forward Duplicates of your letter to Aspinwall2—Cost of remitting to New York to pay the 50$ & postages 5424100—I recd from Mr Short 3434100 & when I have sold the Ty notes will transmit the account—Mr Correa is with us—& well—Mr Walsh removed to Baltimore whom we all miss. I remain Yours sincerely3

Jn Vaughan

RC (MHi); at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 6 Mar. 1816 and so recorded in SJL.

The letter for aspinwall was actually a letter from TJ to Thomas Appleton, 14 Jan. 1816. opps: “opportunities.” ty: “Treasury.”

1Word underscored by TJ and corrected in left margin to “Appleton.”

2Word underscored by TJ and corrected in left margin to “Appleton.”

3Manuscript: “sincely.”

Index Entries

  • Appleton, Thomas; consul at Leghorn search
  • Appleton, Thomas; TJ pays search
  • Corrêa da Serra, José; health of search
  • Dickey, Robert; mentioned search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with J. Vaughan search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; exchanges Treasury notes search
  • Short, William; and payments to TJ search
  • Treasury Department, U.S.; treasury notes search
  • Vaughan, John; account with TJ search
  • Vaughan, John; letters from search
  • Vaughan, John; makes payments for TJ search
  • Walsh, Robert; moves to Baltimore search