Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to James Monroe, 24 November 1801

To James Monroe

Nov. 24. 1801. Washington.

Th:J. to J.M.

The inclosed is the result of consideration & consultation between mr Madison & myself. if there be any thing you may think could be changed for the better, send it back, & it shall be altered.

I congratulate you on the certain event of peace, whatever it’s conditions may be. health & happiness cum ceteris votis.

RC (DLC: Monroe Papers); addressed: “James Monroe Governor of Virginia Richmond”; franked and postmarked; endorsed by Monroe. Enclosure: the following document.

After seeing the enclosure, Monroe did not send it back, but suggested a change. See note to the next document.

Cum Ceteris Votis: see TJ to Monroe, 14 Nov.

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