Thomas Jefferson Papers
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Thomas Jefferson to William Wirt, 25 March 1810

To William Wirt

Monticello Mar. 25. 10.

Th: Jefferson salutes mr Wirt with friendship & respect, & informs him that the answer to his letter of Jan. 18. is now in hand & advanced; but that a journey to Bedford, on which he sets out tomorrow, will delay it a month at least. it will be written in the supposition that it is to be entirely confidential.

PoC (DLC); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ. Tr (MdHi: Wirt Papers).

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