Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Barnes, 11 September 1796

To John Barnes

Monticello Sep. 11. 96.

Dear Sir

I have just recieved from Mr. Donath a letter announcing that he has brought my glass. The two inclosed letters are on that subject. Mr. Ingle was formerly a cabinetmaker. He is now I believe in some line of commerce. Not knowing his present address I take the liberty of putting his letter under your cover in hopes you will be so good as to find him out. Mr. Crosby knows him well. I am with esteem Dear Sir Your most obedt. servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (MHi); endorsed by TJ in ink on verso, in part: “Barnes John.” Enclosures: (1) TJ to Henry Ingle, 11 Sep. 1796 (see note to TJ to Sampson Crosby, 15 Sep. 1795). (2) TJ to Joseph Donath, 11 Sep. 1796.

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