To John Carter Littlepage
Washington May 8. 1801.
I have the pleasure to inform you that I have lately recieved a letter from your brother mr Lewis Littlepage dated Jan. 17. 1801. at Altona in Holstein where he intended to await the approach of spring & then to return to his native country. consequently he may be daily expected. accept assurances of my friendly esteem & respect.
PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “Carter Littlepage esq.”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso. Tr (ViHi: Holladay Family Papers).
TJ received Lewis Littlepage’s Letter on 24 Apr.