Thomas Jefferson Papers

Statement of Account from John Francis, 15 May 1800

Statement of Account from John Francis

T. Jefferson Esqr. dr. To J. Francis.

Board from 28 Decr 1799 till 14 May 1800.

19 Weeks & 5 days at 30 Dolls.
Wine & porter   40.
Candles    8.
Cash rec’d  400.
Ballance due $239.50
Rec’d payment

John Francis

MS (MHi); in unknown hand, signed by Francis; with note in TJ’s hand at foot of statement: “May 15. gave ord. on J. Barnes”; endorsed by TJ.

Cash rec’d: on 16 Mch. TJ ordered John Barnes to pay $300 to Francis (MS in MHi; written and signed by TJ; endorsed by Barnes; receipt signed by Francis on 8 Apr.; canceled). In his financial memoranda, TJ noted that order and another he gave Francis on Barnes for $100 on 15 Apr. The day he left Philadelphia, TJ gave the hotelkeeper an order on Barnes for $239.50 (MB description begins James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, Princeton, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1015, 1016, 1019).

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