Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Jefferson, 20 April 1801

To George Jefferson

Monticello Apr. 20. 1801.

Dear Sir

I did not know till this moment that the manifests for my tobo. [passed] at Milton the last winter had not been sent to you. I am now sending off a messenger to Milton for them. if they arrive before the departure of this letter they shall be inclosed. if not, some other private conveyance from our [court] shall be sought, so at farthest they shall go by the next post. I hope it will be no obstacle to the sale of the tobo. as directed in mine by the last post. accept assurances of my sincere esteem.

Th: Jefferson

PrC (MHi); blurred; at foot of text: “Mr George Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso.

Mine by the last post: TJ to George Jefferson, 17 apr. (first letter).

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