From Craven Peyton
Monteagle Feby 7th1 17.
I am compelled to be in Charlotesville early tomorrow, And will most certainly call, And give You the Drafts time enough, to send it by this weeks Mail, if I supposed it coud possibly make the smallest difference with You I woud with pleasure send it by the boy
RC (MHi); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esqr Monticello”; inconsistently endorsed by TJ as a letter of 7 Feb. received 6 Feb. 1817 and so recorded in SJL.
1. Reworked from “8th.”