To Oliver Wolcott, Jr.
Sunday Dec. 27. 1801.
Th: Jefferson requests the favor of Mr. Wolcott’s company to dinner the day after tomorrow at half after three oclock.—
RC (CtHi); in Meriwether Lewis’s hand; at foot of text in Wolcott’s hand: “Answered—Mr Wolcott presents his respectful Compts. to the Pr. of the U.S. and will have the honour to dine with him tomorrow agreably to invitation. Monday Decr. 28. 1801”; with addition by Wolcott perpendicular to text at a later sitting: “Dined with Mr. Jefferson in Company with Mr. Grainger solely—Very Philosophic conversation in which I took an active part. OW.”