Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Carter Littlepage, 8 May 1801

To John Carter Littlepage

Washington May 8. 1801.

Dear Sir

I have the pleasure to inform you that I have lately recieved a letter from your brother mr Lewis Littlepage dated Jan. 17. 1801. at Altona in Holstein where he intended to await the approach of spring & then to return to his native country. consequently he may be daily expected. accept assurances of my friendly esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “Carter Littlepage esq.”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso. Tr (ViHi: Holladay Family Papers).

TJ received Lewis Littlepage’s Letter on 24 Apr.

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