To William Thornton
Sunday Mar 6. 
Th:J. to Doctr. Thornton
RC (DLC: William Thornton Papers); partially dated; addressed: “Doctr. Thornton.”
Although William Thornton’s original plans of the capitol had been modified, he continued to discuss the construction of the federal city and conversed with planners Nicholas King and Thomas Munroe about the landscaping and design along Pennsylvania avenue (Gordon S. Brown, Incidental Architect: William Thornton and the Cultural Life of Early Washington, D.C., 1794–1828 [Athens, Ohio, 2009], 29; C. M. Harris, ed., Papers of William Thornton: Volume One, 1781–1802 [Charlottesville, 1995], 1:309–10, 313n; Vol. 26:517–18; Enclosure No. 1 listed at Thomas Munroe to TJ, 14 Mch.; TJ to Thomas Munroe, 21 Mch.).