Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Barnes to Thomas Jefferson, 4 June [1817]

From John Barnes

Milton Wednesdy Eveng 4 June

Dear Sir

We are here, at the foot of your Mountain, but for the Want of horses—or Carriage dare not Approach Monticello—

yrs most respectfully

J Barnes.

the fatigue of the Journey—I wish—to tarry here this Eveng

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); partially dated; dateline beneath signature; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 5 June 1817 and so recorded in SJL.

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