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From Thomas Jefferson to James Oldham, 20 July 1805

Monticello July 20. 05.

Dear Sir

I am informed that James Hemings my servant has put himself under your superintendance until he can hear from me on the subject of his return. I can readily excuse the follies of a boy and therefore his return shall ensure him an entire pardon. during my absence hereafter I should place him with Johnny Hemings and Lewis at house-joiner’s work. if you will get him a passage in the Richmond stage I will get mr Higginbotham to pay his fare on his arrival at Milton. accept my best wishes

Th: Jefferson

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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