Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Jefferson, 10 January 1803

To George Jefferson

Washington Jan. 10. 1803.

Dear Sir

Not knowing whether Colo. Monroe is in Richmond, Albemarle or where, & it being important the inclosed letter should go to him, without delay, by post, if he be absent, I ask the favor of you to deliver it to him immediately if in Richmond, or to direct it to him by post wherever he is. Accept my affectionate salutations.

Th: Jefferson

PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr. George Jefferson.” Recorded in SJL with notation “Colo. Monroe.” Enclosure: TJ to James Monroe, 10 Jan.

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