State of So. Carolina Columbia Dec: 19: 1807.
In the Senate Chamber 2 Clock P.M.
Both Branches of our Legislature have just this moment concurred, on sending you an address as President of the United States, in which they state, that they highly approve of your Conduct as our Chief Magistrate, and request you to stand as a candidate at the ensuing Presidential Election
The Clerk of the Senate is now making an entry of the same, otherwise I should have sent you a copy of it. The language & stile of the said address, is a tribute justly due to you for your exalted merit, and will be highly gratifying to every real freind to America.
I remain with the highest consideration Sir Your Obedt. H. Servt.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.