Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Dawson, 22 March 1801

From John Dawson

Baltimore March 22d 1801.

Dear Sir,

I recievd your letter and the enclosures on friday night, but not any by the last evenings mail.

All things are ready, and we expect to sail at Eleven—it is probable we shall be delayd on Hampton road, as I learn from the Capt. that some of his offices are at Norfolk—

I deem it my duty to forward to you Colo: Barbours letter, recievd at this place.

With much Esteem Your real friend,

J Dawson

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 23 Mch. and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

Your letter: no letter from TJ to Dawson is recorded in SJL between 12 and 22 Mch.

The capt.: John Rodgers.

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