Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Burwell Bassett, Jr., 27 September 1821

Tinsley Ville Sep. 27th 1821.

Dear Sir

Our friend Judge Roane passed here yesterday and delivered me your friendly invitation to Visit Monte Cello. I regret that previous to that I had made an engagement for this day which left not a sufficiency of time be fore you would believing home. I beg you to be assured that your politteness is is highly appreciated and that I would have a vailed myself of it had time permited

Accept the assurance of highest respect and esteem from your Obt Ser.

Burwell Bassett—

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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