From William Linn
New-York, July 18th. 1791.
Allow me to present you a sermon on the blessings of that country, the character and privileges of which you have ably and successfully vindicated, and of which you are among its greatest ornaments.—I am, with very great respect, Sir, Your most obedient and most humble servant,
RC (ViW); endorsed by TJ as received 20 July 1791 and so recorded in SJL. For note on the enclosed sermon and on the subsequent relations between TJ and Linn, see TJ to Linn, 31 July 1791.