To Lewis Littlepage
Dec. 23. 1801.
Th: Jefferson to mr Littlepage
The paper inclosed in your letter is safely recieved and shall be disposed of as you desire; that is to say kept safely. I should have been happy to have seen you this evening, and am sorry for the cause which prevents it. should I not have that pleasure before your departure, I wish you a pleasant journey, assuring you of my esteem & respect.
RC (ViHi); addressed: “Mr. Littlepage.” Not recorded in SJL.