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Theodorus Bailey to Thomas Jefferson, 27 July 1816

From Theodorus Bailey

New york 27th July. 1816.

Dear Sir,

The letter under cover has remained in this Office unclaimed for a considerable time—We know not where to send it to meet its address—I have therefore thought it most advisable to return it to you. I should have mentioned that it has been advertised.

I embrace this occasion to renew to you the Assurance of my sincere respect and regard.

Theodorus Bailey.

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 11 Aug. 1816 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Patrick Gibson, [8] Oct. 1816, with Jefferson’s Note, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello Va”; franked; postmarked New York, 28 July. Enclosure: TJ to John Bradbury, 29 Feb. 1816.

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