Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Barnes to Thomas Jefferson, 4 January 1819

From John Barnes

George Town Coa 4h Jany 1819.

Dear Sir

Permit me to acknowledge your favr of the 21t as it containd 2 Bank Notes for Seven dollars in paymt for Gales & Seatons Acct—was 33Cts over pay—

Moreover the pleasure Afforded me—in learning—your perfect State of health &c

with repeated Assurance of Esteem and respect. Your Obedt servant

John Barnes.

PS. I cannot but lament the unfortunate delay whereby, you are deprived receiving the growing Interest and dividends—of the late worthy & most respectable friend,—(of more than a $1000 per Annm)

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 17 Jan. 1819 and so recorded in SJL.

The late friend was Tadeusz Kosciuszko.

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  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; and newspaper subscriptions search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Account withNational Intelligencer search
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  • Kosciuszko, Tadeusz (Thaddeus) Andrzej Bonawentura; and investment in U.S. government loan search
  • National Intelligencer (Washington newspaper); TJ’s account with search
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