Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Pinckney, 3 May 1793

To Thomas Pinckney

Philadelphia May. 3. 1793.

Dear Sir

The bearer hereof Dr. Edwards, a citizen of the US. proposing to visit London, I take the liberty of presenting him to you. Tho I have not the honor personally of a particular acquaintance with him, yet his reputation, and the recommendations I receive of him from several persons and particularly from Colo. Burr and Doctor Rush authorise me to ask your attentions and good offices to him with the same confidence as I would on my own knowlege being assured from these sources that he will justify whatever we can say or you do in his favor. I am happy in every occasion of repeating to you assurances of the sincere esteem & respect with which I am Dear Sir your friend & servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “Mr. Pinckney.” Tr (DLC); 19th-century copy.

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