Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Nathaniel Tracy, 1 December 1792

To Nathaniel Tracy

Philadelphia Dec. 1. 1792.

Dear Sir

Mr. Joy, who is the subject of your letter of Oct. 27. has been nominated to the Consulship of Calcutta. In acknoleging the receipt of your letter I am happy in the occasion of renewing your remembrance of me, and of assuring you of the constant and unabated esteem I have entertained for you from the commencement of our peregrination together. Accept this tribute of friendship from Dear Sir your’s affectionately & sincerely

Th: Jefferson

PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “N. Tracy esq.” Tr (DLC); 19th-century copy. Tracy’s letter to TJ of 27 Oct. 1792 is recorded in SJL as received 27 Nov. 1792, but has not been found.

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