Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Strode, 15 July 1803

To John Strode

Washington July 15. 1803.

Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations [to mr] Strode. the arrival of the treaty of cession of Louisiana, [rendering it] necessary to call Congress in October, he will leave this place earlier than he had intended. he will probably breakfast with [him] on Thursday or Friday morning next. he wishes him health.

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

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