From Christopher Clark
Mount Prospect 5 Novr 1815
I not only accept your Apology for not coming up to day but am pleased at the circumstance that has produced the failure I should Rejoice to join the Citizens of Lynchburg in their civility to the “hero of Orleans”1 but fear it will be out of my power we shall be glad to see you on wednesday
RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 5 Nov. 1815 and so recorded in SJL.
1. Closing single quotation mark editorially changed to double.