Thomas Jefferson Papers
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Thomas Jefferson to Shadrach Ricketson, 21 June 1809

To Shadrach Ricketson

Monticello June 21. 09.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments & his thanks to Doctr Ricketson for his treatise on the means of preserving health & the pamphlets he has been so kind as to send him. he shall read the former especially with particular pleasure, having much more confidence in the means of preserving than of restoring health. he salutes Dr Ricketson with assurances of his respect.

PoC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ.

Index Entries

  • A Brief History of the Influenza, Which prevailed in New-York in 1807 (Ricketson) search
  • health; Means of Preserving Health, and Preventing Diseases (Ricketson) search
  • health; pamphlets on search
  • Means of Preserving Health, and Preventing Diseases (Ricketson) search
  • New York (city); influenza in search
  • Ricketson, Shadrach; A Brief History of the Influenza, Which prevailed in New-York in 1807 search
  • Ricketson, Shadrach; letters to search
  • Ricketson, Shadrach; Means of Preserving Health, and Preventing Diseases search