Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Minor, 17 March 1802

From John Minor

Fredericksburg. March 17th 1802

Dear Sir

When your Letter of the 10th Instant reached this place I was in Richmond attending the court of Chancery. it was sent forward, but did not get to Richmond untill I had left that place: the consequence of which has been that I did not Receive it untill to Day; let this my dear Sir, be my apology for an apparent neglect.

I will give entire attention to Mr Shorts Interest in the Case you mention

I am with sentiments of highest Respect & Esteem Dear Sir yr. obligd Hble Serv.

John Minor

RC (DLC: William Short Papers); endorsed by TJ as received 20 Mch. and so recorded in SJL.

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