Thomas Jefferson Papers

John L. Thomas to Thomas Jefferson, 29 May 1813

From John L. Thomas

Richmond May 29. 1813


This is merely to explain to you the reasons, that has delayed the attestation of the Deed you returned

when the succeeding Court came On after you Returned the Deed I was in south Carolinia1—soon after my return I was taking Very Ill which has prevented my doing any buisiness—I am now getting On the mend—& so soon as I am able your buisiness shall be attended to & the deed Returned—

Yrs respectfully

J L Thomas

RC (MHi); between dateline and salutation: “Thomas Jefferson esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 8 June 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

1Thomas here canceled “and the Court.”

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