Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Ewell, 12 October 1819

Washington Octobr 12th 1819

Hond Sir

As my friend Dr White of Savannah will be highly gratified in the honor of being personally acquainted with you, I know you will readily excuse the liberty I take in introducing him to your notice—more particularly as he is a gentleman of great respectability & Literary acquirements.

I embrace this opportunity to present you with a copy of the 5th edition of the “Medical Companion.” I regret it is not better bound.

I have the honor to be Sir with the highest respect & esteem Yr Obedt Sert

James Ewell

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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