Washington Dec. 4. 07.
The last post brought me your favor of Nov. 28. from which I learn with regret your purpose of leaving our neighborhood for the Misipi territory. this determination however being made up on grounds of which you alone can be the judge, I perform with satisfaction the office you ask of me. I have no acquaintance there but Govr. Williams. I therefore inclose you a letter to him which will procure you his attentions, and these will be sufficient to introduce you into the society of the place. wishing you success, health & happiness in whatever place you may chuse to locate yourself, I tender you my friendly salutations & assurances of great esteem & respect.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.