From Dudley Richardson
Kentucky Barren Countey Glasgow Post office March the 4h 1811
Most Worthey Sir
I hope you will Pardon me For Pestering you with Letters But Rely on your Tender Cear for your Fellow Man. I wood be glad to know if you have heard from my Son Richard Richardson Since I Rote you 1810 & to know if he Has got aney Letter from me or from George Richardson. As I am Desirous of Hearing from him as I am at a Loss to know how I Can Convay A Letter to him as have Got No Account from him onley from the One you was so kind to Rite me I am with Respect yr Ob Svt
RC (MHi); date at foot of text, remainder of dateline at head of text; addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson”; franked; postmarked Burkesville, Ky, 9 Mar.; endorsed by TJ as received 10 Apr. 1811 and so recorded in SJL.