Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Lafayette, 4 July 1803

From Lafayette

Aulnay 4th July

My dear Sir

On this Anniversary day of the immortal declaration of independance I am Happy of an Opportunity to Adress You—it is Some Consolation for My Having Been prevented, By the Remains of my Accident or rather its Cure, to Meet in paris My American fellow Citizens—inclosed You Will find the duplicate of a Letter from Madame de chastelux, and as Mine Have also Been Sent duplicate, I shall only Repeat the Expression of the High and Affectionate Regard I Have the Honore to Be With

Your old Constant friend


RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 26 Sep. and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Madame de Chastellux to TJ, 30 June.

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