Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Tobias Lear, 7 May 1791

To Tobias Lear

May 7. 1791.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Mr. Lear: he has been calculating the march of the President at 200. miles a week and he makes it as follows.

May 20. he will be at Augusta

24. at Cambden

26. Charlotte

27. Salisbury

28. Salem

30. Guilford

31. Hillsboro’

June 1. Harrisbg.

2. Taylor’s ferry

7. Fredsbg

8. Mt. Vernon.

On this view he is of opinion that tomorrow’s letter, put into the Petersburg mail, may be tolerably certain of getting to Taylor’s ferry before the 2d. of June, as he believes there cannot be a fortnight without a private conveyance occurring from Petersburg to Taylor’s ferry. He intends so to direct his own letter of tomorrow.

RC (ViHi). Not recorded in SJL.

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