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John Barnes to Thomas Jefferson, 29 April 1813

From John Barnes

George Town Cola 29th April 1813

Dear Sir—

This will be handed you, by my friend and neighbour Mr John Eliason, whom I had the Honor of introducing to you by letter the 6th Jany—respecting your Mills &c as to a partnership—as noticed—I presume would not be agreable to either—party—but should Mr Randolph—be inclined to relinquish the business—whatever might be the condition agreed on either, with you, or Mr Randolph—from Mr Eliasons Usual manner of doing business—for his Honor, and Integrity—you may—I trust,—with all reasonable satisfaction—depend Upon,

I am Dear Sir, Respectfully and most sincerely—your Obedt servant

John Barnes,

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 15 May 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Barnes, John; letters from search
  • Barnes, John; recommends J. Eliason search
  • Eliason, John; and Shadwell mills search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of application and recommendation to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of introduction to search
  • Randolph, Thomas Mann (1768–1828) (TJ’s son-in-law; Martha Jefferson Randolph’s husband); and Shadwell mills search
  • Shadwell mills; and T. M. Randolph search
  • Shadwell mills; J. Eliason wishes to rent search