Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Hawkins, 11 March 1805

Washington Mar. 11. 05

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Hawkins & his thanks for the trouble he has taken in proposing to him the purchase of the pair of elks: but having no inclosure for confining such animals, nor expecting to have one for several years, he is obliged to decline it.

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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