Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 11 April 1803

To Wilson Cary Nicholas

Apr. 11. 1803.

Th: Jefferson to W. C. Nicholas.

I wrote you a letter from Gordon’s on the 31st. of March, which having been on a particular subject, I am anxious to know that it has got safely to your hands. be so good as by return of post to say you have recieved it whenever you shall have recieved it.—nothing interesting from France. affectionate salutations.

PrC (MHi); endorsed by TJ in ink on verso.

TJ’s letter from gordon’s Tavern, written during the first stop on his trip back to Washington, is recorded in SJL but has not been found (MB description begins James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, Princeton, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1096). particular subject: see TJ to John Walker, 13 Apr. and Nicholas to TJ, 14 Apr.

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