Washington Mar. 2. 09.
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Sampson and his thanks for the Statistical account of Londonderry which he has been so kind as to transmit him. he will still increase the obligation if he will be so kind as to express Th:J’s acknolegements to the author for this mark of attention. he shall read it with pleasure in his approaching retirement from the less pleasant occupations which have engrossed all his time for years past. he salutes mr Sampson with esteem & respect.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.