Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Helms, 20 January 1803

From William Helms

Thursday, 20th Jany 1803

Helms, informs the President of the United States, he cannot accept his invitation, contained in his note of yesterday, to dine on friday.

RC (MHi); addressed: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ: “Helms J.”

TJ’s note of yesterday to the New Jersey congressman is not recorded in SJL and has not been found.

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