Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Barnes to Thomas Jefferson, 7 January 1817

From John Barnes

George Town Coa 7th Jany 1817.

Dear Sir—

The inclosed particulars & general statemt of Genl Kosciusko’s with me up to 26 Novr last—together with my remarks—will I flatter my self, fully explain to you—(and thro you to the good Genl) the cause of the Balance being thus in my favor—$812. EE.—   Owing to the perculiar Circumstances Attending the protested £200—as well the Accomodation1 of the £234. remitted, in lieu thereof—with the £300—Remitted from New York—and be Assured, I feel my self, perfectly gratified—in having the Means whereby to Apply—so sovereign a Remedy—in so Critical a Case—

I also inclose you, the Genl private letter to you of date 16 April—

Most Respectfully Dear Sir, Your very Obed. servt

John Barnes,

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 12 Jan. 1817 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Tadeusz Kosciuszko to TJ, Apr. 1816. Other enclosure printed below.

ee.: “errors excepted.”

1Manuscript: “Accomdation.”

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