Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Witherspoon, 3 June 1792

To John Witherspoon

Philadelphia June 3. 1792.

Dear Sir

In consequence of the last letter you were so kind as to write me, I wrote to Mr. Baker for further explanations on the subject of the tutor wanted by Mr. Robinson. I have now the honor to inclose you their letters in further explanation of their views: and of repeating to you assurances of the great and sincere esteem with which I am Dear Sir Your most obedt. and most humble servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “Doctr. Witherspoon.” Tr (ViU: Edgehill-Randolph Papers); 19th-century copy. Enclosures: (1) Needler Robinson to Jerman Baker, 29 Oct. 1791 (enclosed in Baker to TJ, 15 Jan. 1792). (2) Baker to TJ, 20 May 1792 (recorded in SJL as received 26 May 1792, but not found).

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