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To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Newton, 22 July 1802

From Thomas Newton

Norfolk July 22—1802

Dr Sir

Your favor by Genl. Dearborne I received & thank you for the introduction of him, his stay here is so short a time, that we cannot have the pleasure of shewing what our Country affords & at present our trade is very dull, it being the season when our vessels are all out. I shall be ever glad to see any of your freinds, & hope when they come this way you will let me know them. whenever you should wish to have wine, from this, I shall be happy to send it you. my correspondent in Madeira, has informd me that he has superior to any that has yet been shipped, I intend to direct a pipe or two for trial, tho I think what he has sent, is very fine. with my best wishes for yr. health & happiness

I am respectfully Yr. Obt Servt

Thos Newton

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 12 Aug. and so recorded in SJL.

FAVOR: TJ to Newton, 12 July 1802.

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