From Gaudenzio Clerici
[1 Sep. 1788]
I have received—I am so confused in the generous act and generous expressions you make use of that know not how to thank You, or how to reproach myself. May you live happy Honble. Sir.
RC (DLC); written on a scrap of paper, unsigned, undated, and unaddressed; ascribed to Clerici on the basis of handwriting; date supplied conjecturally on the basis of TJ’s letter to Clerici of 31 Aug. 1788.