Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Barnes, 27 October 1803

From John Barnes

Geo: Town 27 Oct 1803


I have sent to the B. at W. for the Cashiers draft in favr. of D. Gelston Esqr: on B. B. NYork for $55.62 and shall write him of the Wines safe arrival—the depy: Collector of Alexa also advises of their being forwarded to Washingn. have wrote him for his a/c of expences,

by Mr Dougherty you will $25 in 5 dolr notes,

I am most Respectfully Sir Your Obed H St

John Barnes

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “The President U States.”

TJ’s financial memoranda records the receipt of $20 from Barnes on 27 Oct. (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 , 2:1111).

b. at w.: Bank at Washington.

b. b.: Branch Bank at New York.

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