Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., 11 August 1793

To Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.

Philadelphia Aug. 11. 1793.

Dear Sir

The inclosed letter to Mr. Madison is extremely confidential. Should it arrive before they set off with my horse, it may be sent by that opportunity; otherwise I will thank you to send a messenger express with it. Having written to you to-day by post I shall only add assurances of the sincere esteem of Dear Sir Your’s affectionately

Th: Jefferson

RC (DLC); addressed: “Thomas M. Randolph junr. esq. Monticello favored by mr D. Randolph”; endorsed by Randolph as received 30 Aug. 1793. PrC (DLC). Tr (ViU: Edgehill-Randolph Papers); 19th-century copy. Enclosure: TJ to James Madison, 11 Aug. 1793 (second letter).

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