Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Clarke, 2 April 1821

Bellnemus April 2d 1821

Venerable Friend—

Through some neglect in the post offices your letters of the 19 Jany and 22d Feby both came to hand the first of last weak only—or I should sooner have had the pleasure of supplying the part lost from your Odometer

I now send herewith, a case containing the rod with the wheels (from the same moulds) already fixed, and have directed it to the care of the postmaster in Milton

If the rod should prove not to be precisely of the right length, your Smith with a little of your instructions can very easily adjust it—

please Sir, accept the highest respect & esteem of Your Obedt and huml Servt

James Clarke

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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