Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Hartwell Cocke, 8 October 1819

Monticello Oct. 8. 19.

Dear Sir

I inclose you the draught of a letter to Dr Cooper for your consideration & amendments. should these not be so considerable as to disfigure the paper much, you will be so good as to insert them & return the paper with your signature. if too considerable for that, have the goodness to have a fair copy made as you amend it & to return that signed that it may go on without further delay. I write under great sufferance from Colick & rheumatism & can therefore only add the assurance of my great friendly esteem & respect

Th: Jefferson

ViU: John Hartwell Cocke Papers.

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