Invoice from William Duane
President of the United States
|1802||To Wm. Duane.||Dr.|
|Jany. 4th.||To 1 Glass Inkstand||1.|
|Feby 3||To 1 Bottle Red Ink||.31|
|“||To 1 Ream of Printed Letters||22.|
|To 2 Wedgwood Inkstands||2.|
MS (CSmH); in a clerk’s hand; with order in TJ’s hand at foot of text: “Mr. Barnes is pleased to pay this Th: Jefferson Feb. 17. 1802”; signed by Duane acknowledging payment; endorsed by John Barnes as paid in full on 22 Feb. 1802.
In a statement of TJ’s account from 4 Jan. 1802 to 7 July 1803, Duane recorded the purchase date of the printed letters and Wedgwood inkstands as 13 Feb. 1802. He also described the letters as “1 Ream Invitations 2 on a sheet 4to. post” with a price of $20 (CSmH).