Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to David Bailie Warden, 10 July 1811

To David Bailie Warden

Monticello July 10. 11.

Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to mr Warden and having recieved a single copy of the Review of Montesquieu he is anxious to have the benefit of the safe conveyance by mr Warden & the Essex to get it to France. he again therefore takes the chance of a letter still finding him at Washington & of asking his care of it with a repetition of his wishes for a happy voiage.

RC (ViU: TJP); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by Warden. PoC (DLC); endorsed by TJ. Enclosure: TJ to Lafayette, 10 July 1811, and enclosure.

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