To John Barnes
Monticello June 24. 1795.
Having made another purchase of James river canal shares for Mr. Short, I have this day drawn on you in favor of Mr. Robert Pollard for twelve hundred and seventy two dollars and a half at 30. days sight which be pleased to honor.
Your favor of June 14. came to hand last night. I am with esteem Sir Your most obedt. servt
PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr. John Barnes”; endorsed in ink by TJ.