To Benjamin Galloway
Monticello Aug. 2. 11.
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Galloway and his thanks for the papers he inclosed. they furnish proofs of his firm perseverance in the principles of sound patriotism. retired himself to scenes of tranquility and repose, he trusts with entire confidence to the vigilance of his republican fellow citizens to render harmless all designs against our happy constitution. he prays mr Galloway to be assured of his esteem & respect.
PoC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ.