To Robert R. Livingston
April 4. 1783.
I am much obliged by the receipt of your favor of to-day and thankful for the honor Congress do me in expressing so kindly their satisfaction with what was no more than duty in me.
I beg leave also to acknowlege your goodness in the trouble you have taken with my account. It is perfectly agreeable, settled as you mention it, and I would wish nothing further to be proposed for any time I may spend on my return. The sum allowed will liberally reimburse my expences and I never wished any thing more.
Permit me to express to you my sensibility of the kindness and attentions you have shown me and to subscribe myself with very great sincerity & esteem Sir Your most obedient friend & servt,
RC (Morristown National Historical Park, N.J.); endorsed: “From Mr. Jefferson 4th. April 1783.” A fragment of Dft of this letter is on verso of Dft of TJ’s letter to John Jay, 11 Apr. 1783.