Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Mercy Otis Warren, 26 April 1806

Washington Apr. 26. 06.

Th: Jefferson presents his respectful compliments to Mrs. Warren & his thanks for the copy of her History of the American revolution which he recieved yesterday. his emploiments have not yet permitted him to enter on it’s reading; but he anticipates much pleasure from the perusal of a work which taking truth, both of fact and principle, for it’s general guide, will furnish in addition original matter of value not before given to the public.

He prays mrs Warren & Genl. Warren to accept his friendly salutations & assurances of high respect & esteem.


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