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Enclosure: Thomas Jefferson’s Account with the National Intelligencer, [ca. 15 September 1813]

Enclosure

Account with the National Intelligencer

[ca. 15 Sept. 1813]

Thomas Jefferson Esq Dr
  Dolls
For the National Intelligencer, from Oct 31. 1800   } 65.—
 to Oct 31. 1813, @ $5 per ann
Cr.
By cash, Oct 31. 1800 $5.
By do through J. Barnes 1 5.
By do through Capt Lewis 5. 2
By do 5.
By do thro J. Barnes 5.
By do 10.
By do 5.
40.—
Balance due $ 25.—

MS (DLC: TJ Papers, 199:35494); in the hand of Joseph Gales; undated.

TJ’s own records document only five payments: $5 each in 1800 and 1801 and $10 each in 1804, 1808, and 1809, with barnes named in connection with the 1801 and 1808 payments and with no mention of lewis (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1031, 1046, 1133, 1230–1, 1240; Account with Samuel H. Smith, 16 Nov. 1807 [MHi]).

1Manuscript: “Banes.”

2TJ wrote in left margin next to this line: “1803. Feb. 12.”

Index Entries

  • Barnes, John; as TJ’s agent search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Account with National Intelligencer search
  • Lewis, Meriwether; makes payment for TJ search
  • National Intelligencer (Washington newspaper); TJ’s account with search
  • newspapers; subscriptions to, by TJ search
  • subscriptions, for publications; newspapers search