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Thomas Jefferson to James Monroe, 29 August 1816

To James Monroe

Monticello. Aug. 29. 16.

Th:J. to Colo Monroe.

I sent to mr Divers to-day to ask a dinner for mr Correa, Dr Wistar, mr Gilmer & myself for tomorrow. I did not venture to add your name and mr Rush’s not knowing your convenience; but I am sure he will be rejoiced to see you both. Affectionate salutations to yourself & mr Rush.

RC (DLC: Monroe Papers); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Colo Monroe.” Not recorded in SJL.

In a letter to André Daschkoff written 7 Sept. 1816 at Charlottesville (ViU), José Corrêa (correa) da Serra mentioned his visit to Monticello and stated that he expected to be in Philadelphia within ten or twelve days.

Index Entries

  • Corrêa da Serra, José; invited to dinner search
  • Corrêa da Serra, José; visits Monticello search
  • Divers, George; hosts dinner search
  • Divers, George; invites TJ to dinner search
  • Gilmer, Francis Walker; invited to dinner search
  • Gilmer, Francis Walker; visits Monticello search
  • Monroe, James; letters to search
  • Monroe, James; R. Rush visits search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); Visitors to; Corrêa da Serra, José search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); Visitors to; Gilmer, Francis W. search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); Visitors to; Wistar, Caspar search
  • Rush, Richard; visits J. Monroe search
  • Wistar, Caspar; invited to dinner search
  • Wistar, Caspar; visits Monticello search