Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Barnes, 11 December 1796

To John Barnes

Monticello Dec. 11. 96.

Dear Sir

I inclose you a power of Attorney to recieve a quarter’s interest due on Mr. Short’s stock. Be pleased to place one hundred dollars of this to the credit of Mr. Peter Lott with you, and to hold the residue subject to my draughts which will be made shortly. I am Dear Sir Your most obedt. servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (CSmH); at foot of text: “Mr. John Barnes”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso.

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