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From Thomas Jefferson to Rolfe Eldridge, 4 March 1803

To Rolfe Eldridge

Washington Mar. 4. 1803.

Dear Sir

On the reciept of your favor of Feb. 26. I had enquiry made at the clerk’s office of the Supreme court, & recieved information that no such suit as that of Ld. Granville v. Davie or any others is on their docquet, nor any papers relating to it in their possession. Accept assurances of my esteem & best wishes.

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “Mr. Eldridge”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso.

your favor of feb. 26: that is, Eldridge’s letter of 14 Feb., which TJ received on 26 Feb. Eldridge had requested information on a lawsuit that threatened land claimed in the Granville District of North Carolina by his wife and her sisters.

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