Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Benjamin Rush, 2 December 1800

From Benjamin Rush

Philadelphia Decemr 2nd. 1800

Dear Sir/

Herewith you will receive the musk melon seed which I promised to send you by a private hand in my last letter, to which I refer you for an Account of the Method of cultivating it. The Seed came originally from Minorca.

Receive Once more the Assurances of respect and esteem from Dear Sir your sincere Old friend

Benjn: Rush

RC (NIC); endorsed by TJ as received 9 Dec. and so recorded in SJL.

Last letter: Rush to TJ, 6 Oct. 1800.

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