Thomas Jefferson Papers

Peter Minor to Thomas Jefferson, 10 October 1810

From Peter Minor

Ridgway Octr 10th 1810.


Your Communication of the 20th1 Septr has been received & laid before the Directors. It is their wish to have a personal conference with You on the matter in agitation, & for this purpose they have appointed a meeting of their body at Shadwell Mills on Wednesday the 17th Instant. I am instructed to request Your presence at that time & place by the hour of 12 o.Clock.

Yr He Sert

P. Minor

RC (MHi); notation by TJ at head of text: “No 5.”; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 20 Oct. 1810 and so recorded in SJL. Tr (MHi); entirely in TJ’s hand, with his notation at head of text: “No 5.” Enclosed in TJ to James Monroe, 8 Jan. 1811, and Monroe to TJ, 21 Jan. 1811.

1Above this number in Tr, TJ bracketed “30th,” the correct date of his letter to Minor.

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