To John Barnes
Oct. 18.1 03.
Th: Jefferson having been obliged to send what pocket money he had to Monticello will thank mr Barnes for 25. or 30. D. in small bills.2
RC (ViU: Edgehill-Randolph Papers); addressed: “Mr. Barnes”; endorsed by Barnes. Not recorded in SJL.
TJ’s financial memoranda records that he received $25 from Barnes the same day (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 , 2:1110).
1. Date altered from “17” to “18.”
2. Preceding three words and period interlined.