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Not having heard of your departure from Albemarle I address this letter to you expecting it will find you at that place. it covers one from Jefferson to mr Bankhead. in a letter I recieved yesterday from Jefferson he says ‘I am pleased with my situation and feel (contrary to my expectation) as happy here as I ever was, when I hear often from home.’ I hope this will stimulate yourself & Ellen...
I should have answered My Dear Grand Papas letter by the Last post but Mr. Bankhead wrote & as I have seldom time we agreed never to write to gether that you might hear from us often—on coming from Edgehill I left all the flowers in Ellens care, however I shall be with you early enough in march to assist about the border, which the old French Gentlemans present if you mean to plant them there,...
Your letter of Nov. 26. came safely to hand, and in it the delicious flower of the Acacia, or rather the Mimosa Nilotica from mr Lomax. the mother tree of full growth which I had when I gave him the small one, perished from neglect the first winter I was from home. does his produce seed? if it does I will thank him for some, and you to take care of them: altho’ he will think it a vain thing at...
Jefferson writes to enquire of me whether he ever had the small pox, and cannot attend the anatomical dissections till he gets an answer for fear of catching that disease. I am almost certain that he & yourself were carried by your Papa to Richmond when very young & inoculated there under his eye. you were probably old enough to remember it. write me an answer by the return of post that I may...
I recieved my Dear Grand Papas letters & in one of them he desires to know whether Jefferson ever had the small pox, he had it in Richmond at the same time that Aunt Virginia & myself did & was inoculated three times for fear of taking it in the natural way. I have not seen Mr Lomax yet but make no doubt of geting the seed as I heard that he had some, he is very anxious to get one of your...