Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William John Coffee, 27 March 1823

New. York March the 27 1823

Honbl Sir

Your goodness will Please to Excuse this Application for as Circumstances stand, it is not to be avoided, I think I stated to you in mine of the 15. Last Febry my Intentions to leave this City on the first day of April and wishing to be as Punctual as I can to any Contract made, I have tharfore packed up all my moveables. My House is Let and myself only waiting your very obligeing remittance inclosed with that from the University to the Proctor of wich I have by the same Post made the same request.

And at the same time favour me with a knowledg of the state of your arm & wrist. which I hope by this time is so far recovered as to be no obstruction to Your Common Engoyments of Life.

With Every Respect & Esteem I am Sir your Obedt Sr & &—

W J Coffee

NB the Quicksilver stands this morning at 40 and yesterday it snowed all day it is now two Inches on this ground on a Level

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