Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John V. Henry, 25 April 1819

Lexington April 25th 1819


by request of my Brother Patrick Henry I write to inform you of his Disagreeable situation respecting the house in which he lives. by your permision after your land was run by Mr Graham & Mr Douthat he built him the house mention within a hundred & fifty yards of the Bridge and is now threatend by oltletree ares of haveing it taking from him to which he has devoted two years labor but he is satisfied in hopeing of seeing you soon he would come to your house but being so bisy plowing on the place Joining your land which he has rented prevents his coming.

All but Your obedient Servant for Patrick Henry

Jno. V. Henry

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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