Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Griffiths, 13 August 1821

King’s Head and gate Hill, London August 13. 1821.


On the 16th of last April I took the liberty to write to you respecting the remains of a Welch colony in America. I am aware that it was presumption in me to trouble one of your rank in society, but I hope and trust I have not given offence. As I have not had the good fortune to hear any news of my Letter, I must conclude either that it has not reached you, or that you have not deemed it worth while to notice it. I cannot take the liberty to press the matter, but should you have the kindness to take any notice of it, nothing that I could write would express how gratefully it would be acknowledged by

Sir Yours most respectfully

John Griffiths

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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