Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure: John Barnes: Account with Thomas Jefferson, [ca. 11 July 1817]


Account with John Barnes

[ca. 11 July 1817]

John Barnes, In with Thomas Jefferson Esqr—
Sepr 2d Of Gibson & Jefferson Richd recd $380
 for this sum to be pass’d to the Ct of Genl Kosciusko say $360
 for this sum to J Barnes 8
 for do   to do 12
of course T.J. to have Ct with JB for  20 
Octr 10 To an Alexandria Bank Note  5
Aprl 26. Mr Jeffersons Order on The Treasurer U States for $4870
for so much of said Order to the Principal of Genl Kosciusko 4500
 to do for Int due this day 360
the residue to T.J. credit wh JB 10
June 9h To Cash advanced J Barnes 25  60
 per Contra—
Aprl 27 for Cash paid Genl Armstrong for 40 francs paid for you in Paris  8
June 6 for this sum paid Mrs Madison on Miss Randolphs Accot 20
June 17 for do paid Gales & Seaton for National Intelligencer to 31 Oct ⅌ recpt 21  49
Balance in favr of Mr Jefferson  EE $11
 George Town Coa July 1817   
John Barnes,    

MS (ViU: TJP-ER); entirely in Barnes’s hand; partially dated; with top horizontal rule and all vertical rules in red ink.

With this account Barnes probably enclosed a receipt from Gales & Seaton for the payment of $21 on 17 June 1817 for TJ’s subscription to the Washington national intelligencer from 31 Oct. 1813 to 31 Oct. 1817 (MS in DLC: TJ Papers, 210:37483; printed form, with blanks filled in by an unidentified hand; edge trimmed; endorsed by TJ: “Newspapers. National Intelligr rect Oct. 31. 13 to Oct. 31. 17.”). ee: “errors excepted.”

Index Entries

  • Armstrong, John; TJ reimburses search
  • banks; currency issued by search
  • Barnes, John; and T. Kosciuszko’s American investments search
  • Barnes, John; TJ’s account with search
  • Coolidge, Ellen Wayles Randolph (TJ’s granddaughter); TJ gives money to search
  • currency; paper search
  • Gales & Seaton (Washington, D.C., firm); andNational Intelligencer search
  • Gales & Seaton (Washington, D.C., firm); receipt from search
  • Gibson & Jefferson (Richmond firm); payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; and newspaper subscriptions search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with J. Barnes search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Account withNational Intelligencer search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; and T. Kosciuszko’s American investments search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Order on United States Treasury search
  • Kosciuszko, Tadeusz (Thaddeus) Andrzej Bonawentura; remittances to search
  • Madison, Dolley Payne Todd (James Madison’s wife); TJ’s granddaughter visits search
  • National Intelligencer (Washington newspaper); TJ’s account with search
  • newspapers; subscriptions to, by TJ search
  • subscriptions, for publications; newspapers search