Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Erastus Granger, 23 January 1810

To Erastus Granger

Monticello Jan. 23. 1810.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Granger with his thanks for the two specimens of Indian eloquence which he was pleased to send him, & are safely recieved. they are both of a very high order of merit, & especially that of Red Jackett. he is very sensible of this mark of attention from mr Granger & of the kind sentiments expressed in his letter & prays him to accept the assurances of his great esteem & respect.

PoC (DLC); dateline below body of letter; at foot of text: “Mr Erastus Granger”; endorsed by TJ.

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