Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Joel Roberts Poinsett, 20 June 1822

Charleston June 20th 1822

Dear Sir

It is so long since I had the honor of seeing Mr Jefferson, that I must appear almost a perfect stranger to him. This letter therefore will not only introduce to his well known hospitality Mr J. Gadsden the Attorney of the U. S. for this district, and my particular friend, but will serve to remind him of one, who is with great veneration for his Character and with the highest esteem his most Obt Servt

J. R. Poinsett


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