Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 17 February 1781

To George Washington

Richmond, 17 Feb. 1781.. This letter is identical in substance with that sent by TJ to Huntington this day, q.v., except that the last sentence in the first paragraph and the last two sentences in the paragraph before the complimentary close in the letter to Huntington are not in the letter to Washington.

RC (DLC: Washington Papers); 4 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed and with postscript in TJ’s hand; endorsed (in part): “Ansd. 21st. March.” FC (Vi); same as that to Huntington of this date, which contains notation of sentences omitted in the copy sent to Washington. Tr (DLC).

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