Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Dawson, 19 November 1802

From John Dawson

Fredericksburg Nov. 19. 1802

Dear Sir,

Will you permit me to present to your acquaintance and civilities Mr. Carter, who proposes to visit Washington, and whose worth will obtain an excuse for the freedom which I now take.

Accept an assurance of the highest esteem

J Dawson

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 21 Nov. and so recorded in SJL with notation “by mr Carter.” Enclosed in Landon Carter to TJ, 21 Nov. 1802.

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