Monto Dec. 11. 25
Th: Jefferson returns his thanks to mr Jones for the handsome compliment proposed to him of the drawing of the Rotunda. he will exhibit it at Monticello for some time as a specimen of mr Jones’s talent in that line but must insist on then returning it to him to serve the same purpose in his own hands with those whom it might be useful to mr Jones to shew his qualifications with his thanks he prays him to accept assurances of his great respect
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.