From Cyrus Griffin
Wmsburg March 4th. 1801.
Permit me to offer the most sincere congratulations upon your election to the Office of President.
We anticipate with heartfelt pleasure that your wise Administration will reconcile the contending Parties of our common Country.
From early and long attachment, & with the most perfect respect and esteem, I have the honour to be, dear Sir, your faithful & obedient Servant and friend,
RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 9 Mch. and so recorded in SJL.