Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Page, 6 March 1770

From John Page

York March 6th. 70.

Dear Jefferson

I have heard of your Loss [and] heartily condole with you, but am much pleased with the Philosop[hy] you manifest in your Letter which I this Moment received. I will very soon convince you that I had not forgot you, for I have a Letter at Home which I wrote some Month[s] since, and will send you in[close]d in another as soon as I [… .] I snatched up my Pen […] these few Lines not wi[thstanding] the hurry and Confusion we are in. Poor Mrs. Burwell died about an hour ago. I have only time to wish you all Happiness and Carr and long Continuance of his.

John Page Jr.

RC (MHi). MS mutilated. Endorsed: “J. Page to Th: J.” Enclosed in Thomas Nelson, Jr., to TJ, same date.

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