Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to John Barnes, 21 December 1818

To John Barnes

Monti[cel]lo Dec. 21. 18.

I thank you, dear Sir, for your settlement with Gales and Seaton for me, and I now inclose you 7. Dollars reimbursement in Richmond bills, which I hope may be readily disposed of with you.

I find myself quite restored in health and strength and feel much indebted to my friends for their solicitudes and enquiries on the occasion. to yourself I tender assurances of my constant friendship & respect

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover of Dupl of Peter Poinsot to TJ, 18 May 1818; dateline faint; at foot of text: “Mr Barnes”; endorsed by TJ. Recorded in SJL with additional bracketed notation: “7.D. for Natl Intell.”

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  • Bank of Virginia (Richmond); banknotes of search
  • Barnes, John; handles financial transactions search
  • Barnes, John; letters to search
  • Gales & Seaton (Washington firm); andNational Intelligencer search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; and newspaper subscriptions search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Account withNational Intelligencer search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Health; good health of search
  • National Intelligencer (Washington newspaper); TJ’s account with search
  • subscriptions, for publications; newspapers search