Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Andrew Ellicott, 3 July 1792

To Andrew Ellicott

Philadelphia July 3. 1792.

Dear Sir

I inclose a letter for Dr. Stewart, open to you, because I think, besides taking care that he receives it, you will have the goodness to make the same inquiries which I press on him, and that this will double my chance of finding out a level road which I am pretty sure exists, and would be an immense convenience to me. Be so kind as to stick a wafer in the Dr.’s letter. I am with great esteem Dr. Sir Your most obedt. humble servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “Mr. Andrew Ellicot.” Enclosure: TJ to David Stuart, 3 July 1792.

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