Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Barnes, 6 May 1801

From John Barnes

George Town 6 May 1801


The inclosed $350. will I hope, Accomodate, in lieu of a draft on the Collector. they may be remitted—either—whole or Cut, but by Keeping a Minute of their letter, No: &ca (in Case of Accident) will save the extra trouble of sending seconds—postage &ca—

Mr Peales $30. shall be remitted him—and Colo. Hoomes, $300—paid: when presented—

I am sir your most Obedt: H st

John Barnes

Mr Rapine left word this Morng he would send for his $200—(here Also inclosed) or I shd have sent my Young Man with it.

RC (ViU); endorsed by TJ.

My young man: Barnes’s assistant was a Mr. Pickford (Vol. 32:501).

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