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Isaac A. Coles to Thomas Jefferson, 6 August 1813

From Isaac A. Coles

Fredericksburg Aug. 6h 1813.

Dear Sir,

This will be handed you by mr Gerry, the Son of your old Acquaintance & friend the Vice President—

Being on a visit to his relations in Pittsylvania, & being desirous of taking Monticello in his route, I cannot resist the desire of introducing him to your acquaintance and civility—

I have been for some weeks in daily expectation of an order to go on to Fort George—it has now been so long delayed that I almost dispair of active employment this fall

with the sincerest and most respectful attachmt,

I am Dr Sir yr frnd & Servt

I. A. Coles

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 11 Aug. 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

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