Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Enoch Edwards, [6 March 1797]

From Enoch Edwards

Monday Morning [6 Mch. 1797]

Dear Sir

I have received from our Freind Doctor Rush the Letter you did me the favor to write of the 22nd: of Jany: last—my Name is Enoch Edwards, and that was directed to John Edwards—which was the Reason of its laying with him so long.

I send you the Papers I mentioned from Mr: Monroe.

If you would do me the Favor to take breakfast with Me on Wednesday Morning, at 9 or 10 oClock (or your own hour) I will have some others here of a very curious Nature—and afterwards if agreable I will go to shew you the curious cooking Machines, I spoke to you about. I am very respectfully

Eno; Edwards

RC (MHi); undated, but endorsed by TJ as written and received on 6 Mch. 1797 and so recorded in SJL.

The papers from James Monroe are discussed in Edwards’s letter to TJ of 27 Dec. 1796.

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