Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, 1 November 1824

Richmond November 1st 1824


The kind invitation from the citizens of Charlottesville is on Every account [. . .] gratifying to my feelings, and Amidst the Motives that contribute to my Eagerness to pay to them in person my Respectful thanks, I know they will with pleasure admire my afectionate sense of the ties which Unite them to my Excellent friend. I expect, at last, to Reach Monticello Next Thursday, and shall there ait for your Communications Respecting the day when you will advise me to present myself to you, and to offer to the Citizens of Charlottesville a tribute of my gratitude and respect



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