Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Francis Taliaferro Brooke, 24 December 1802

From Francis Taliaferro Brooke

Senate Chamber
Richmond Virginia Decembr 24 1802

F Brooke Returns his thanks to Mr Jefferson for the Book Sent him—Such a Treatise on the Duties of a Situation of which he had little Experience and to which he was unexpectedly Called was very Desirable—he will endeavour to Evince his high respect for its author and the Value he Sets on it by his Constant Exertion to make it as usefull as possible to the respectable Body over which he has the honor to Preside

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 29 Dec. and so recorded in SJL.

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