Thomas Jefferson Papers

Samuel Carr to Thomas Jefferson, 16 March 1811

From Samuel Carr

Dunlora March 16. 1811

Dear Sir

I will See Mr Clarkson tomorrow and endeavor to purchase the Horse upon the best terms I can for you. Shall not exceed the sum mentioned and will inform you of the result of my visit to him without delay. For the beans and Benni be pleasd to accept my thanks and believe me

yrs affectionatly

Samuel Carr

RC (ViU: TJP-CC); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 17 Mar. 1811 and so recorded in SJL.

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