Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Ross, 13 September 1793

From John Ross

Philadelphia Say Grange 13 Septr. 1793.

Dear Sir

I have before me your favour of this date, Am much pleased when I can Serve a friend, and without troubling You with further occurrence’s on the Subject, Receive a Check for the Amount of the two Notes Sent to me, vizt. one of 215. Drs.

and 1 other of 100 Say 315 Dollars. I wish it had been convenient for You to have done my Family the pleasure to have Spent a day with us here, but under the present Unfortunate Situation of the City, it is certainly prudent to get out of the Way as Soon as possible. Wishing You an Agreeable Jaunt, Believe me with Sincerity to be very truely Dear Sir Your Most Obedt Servt

Jno Ross

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “The Honble Thomas Jefferson Esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 13 Sep. 1793 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

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