Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Vaughan, 19 May 1801

From John Vaughan

Philad: May 19th. 1801

Dr Sir.

The enclosed I have just recieved, & am requested to forward in the same manner as a former one, the reply if sent as before, will be carefully & safely forwarded—

I have just recieved a letter from our much respected friend Dr Priestley who is entirely recover’d, & resumes his studies—

I remain with the greatest respect Dr Sir. Your obt. & obliged friend & servt

Jn Vaughan

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 22 May and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Benjamin Vaughan to TJ, 4 May.

For the manner in which Vaughan acted as the conduit for correspondence between his brother Benjamin and TJ, see Benjamin Vaughan to TJ, 15 Mch. 1801, John Vaughan to TJ, 28 Mch., and TJ to Benjamin Vaughan, 31 Mch.

Index Entries