Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Morton, 29 November 1802

From John Morton

N. York Nov. 29. 1802.


The Editors of the Medical Repository having requested of me a Summary Account of the City of Havana, I beg permission to request your acceptance of a Copy of that Article from their last number.

You will perceive, Sir, that, as there stated, it is but a summary: but as I intend collecting all my Notes into one view (those which you did me the honor formerly to peruse being much enlarged & corrected) I shall, at a future day, also request your acceptance of that collection; as a small mark of that sincere respect with which I continue

to remain, Sir, Your ob. Serv

Jno. Morton.

RC (DLC); at head of text: “private”; at foot of text: “Tho. Jefferson Esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 3 Dec. and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: John Morton, “Notices Respecting the City of Havanna” (Medical Repository, 6 [1803], 228–34).

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