Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John May, 20 October 1805

Hagerstown Oct. 20th. 1805.

Honor’d Sir,

I take the liberty and send you Five of your first inaugural address—Should you be pleased with its execution you may, if convenient, enclose me a $5 Note, as the goddess of fortune has not been over liberal in bestowing her gifts upon me.—

I remain Sir, your devoted,

Jno: J. May.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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