Statement of Account with Thomas Carpenter
Thomas Jefferson Esq.
|To Thomas Carpenter||Dr:|
|To Making a Surtout Coat & materials||$ 4.50|
|2⅞ yds Superfine Cloth @ 48/9||18.68|
|22 Steele Buttons and a Velvet Collar||3.60|
|20||To a Superfine blue Coat, Silk Sleeve Lynings Steele Buttons and a Velvet Collar||23.75|
|New Silk Sleeve Lynings to a Coat||2—|
|Novr 9||To Making Breeches and materials—5 pockets and pearl Buttons||4.12|
|To Making a Water proof surtout—Silk Sleeve Lynings—steele Buttons & Velvet Collar—
|Decr 21||Putting an Apron to a Surtout Coat||1.25|
|½ yd blue Cloth||3.25|
|Putting a Collar to a Coat||1.75|
|Facing an under Waist & new Flannel Sleeves||2.—|
|November 30th— For the Servants—|
|Making 5 Coats and materials with plated Buttons as before @ 34/3||22.80|
|Making 5 Waistcoats & materials—plated Buttons 18/—||12.—|
|Making 5 pr pantaloons & Do.—Strings & Do. 16/6||11.—|
|9½ Yds Silver Lace @ 7/6||9.50|
|3½ Yds Crimson Cloth @ 40/||18.67|
MS (ViU: Edgehill-Randolph Papers); in Carpenter’s hand, with figures in italics added by TJ; checkmarks, not shown above, probably added by TJ during a review of the account in John Barnes’s office; at foot of statement TJ ordered: “Mr. Barnes will be pleased to pay the above Th. Jefferson Jan. 15. 1802”; receipt acknowledging payment in full on 16 Jan. in Barnes’s hand, signed by Carpenter; endorsed by Barnes; endorsed by TJ.
According to his financial memoranda, TJ ordered payment by John Barnes to Carpenter, a Washington tailor, “for his bill 148.87” on 15 Jan. 1802 (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 , 2:1063). A previous account with Carpenter is printed at 1 July 1801.