Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to William Short, 5 May 1808

Washington May 5. 08.

Dear Sir

Your favor of Apr. 28. came safe to hand with the watch chain and seal, which are entirely to my mind, and I now inclose you an order of the bank of the US. of this place on that at Philadelphia for 20. D. the amount of the two articles. I am now in all the hurry & bustle of preparation for departure this evening if I can be ready, or tomorrow morning at farthest, and having not a word of news I add nothing more than the assurances of my constant friendship & respect.

Th: Jefferson

P.S. Your letter to Price was sent by a servant of mine returning home.


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