From Thomas C. Flournoy
Georgetown, Ky. 12th July, 1814.
I take the liberty of sending you the draught of a speech, which I had the honour of delivering in Frankfort on the 4th instant. It is not because I am very much taken with my performance, but purely out of regard for the man I send it to. I have nothing better to offer, for your amusement.
I should be much pleased to know your opinion, as to the consequences that will result to the U. States, from the changes that are taking place in Europe; and particularly in France.
Thomas C. Flournoy.
RC (DLC); on verso of enclosure, with address written perpendicularly beneath it; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esq. Monticello, Va.” by “Mail”; franked; postmarked Georgetown, 14 July; endorsed by TJ as received 29 July 1814 and so recorded in SJL.