Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Federick Winslow Hatch, 2 January 1824

Charlottse Friday 2nd Jany 1824—

Dear Sir

You will regret to learn that Mrs Southall is no more. She died last Evening between 9 & 10 OClock.—

The family are much distress’d, but otherwise as well as could be expected.—

You will recollect that Mrs Southalls child who died about a year ago was buried at yrMonticello’ Burying Ground, & the object of this communication is to ascertain in behalf of this afflicted familyif it would be agreeable to you, that the remains of Mrs Southall be confided to the same spot of earth where her child lies entomb’d.—

It is not propos’d that the funeral shall take place before tomorrow: but with your permission the necessary arrangements will be made today, for the interment.—

Your reply, by the return of today, will very much Oblige Dear Sir

Yours very respectfully



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