Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Fenwick, 29 April 1792

To Joseph Fenwick

Philadelphia Apr. 29. 1792.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Mr. Fenwick and incloses him a letter, a power of attorney, an extrait baptistaire and certificat de vie of Mr. de Rieux his neighbor in Virginia, on the subject of a legacy on which he troubled him before. He cannot better put Mr. Fenwick au fait of Mr. de Rieux’ desires on the present occasion than by inclosing de Rieux’ letter of March 31. to Th: J. Mr. Fenwick’s attention to this business will oblige him and serve a very worthy neighbor.

PrC (MHi). Derieux’ (missing) letter to TJ of 31 Mch. 1792 is recorded in SJL as received 7 Apr. 1792.

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