Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Lincoln, 16 November 1804

Washington Nov. 16. 04.


A pressure of business since my return to this place has prevented so early an acknolegement of your favor of Aug. 29. as I ought to have made, and the remittance of the sum due for duties on articles you were so kind as to recieve & forward, and which have come safely to hand. I now repair the omission by inclosing you a note of the Branch bank of the US. at this place on that of Boston for 21. D 58 which I hope will come safe to hand. Accept my thanks & salutations with assurances of great respect & esteem.

Th: Jefferson

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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