Thomas Jefferson Papers

John B. Chandler to Thomas Jefferson, 9 April 1812

From John B. Chandler

Pinckniy Ville 9the Apl. 1812

Dear Sir

I Wrote to you from Moble that I Wold be with you by the Last of this Month but I wold not be abel to be of as Soon as I Supposed but am Now on my way and wold be in albermarl as Soon as I Can perform the Jurney at Least I will be in the State befor my Business Sets in a New and wold be hopey If thay Cold be a berth Procourd in your mills as that be a Cuntrey that I much admire and Wold drauther be ther then aney whear Else

I wrote you that I had funds which I wold be hopey to have the mills or a part which I am in funds Serfishant

and that business I Wold profuir to aney other

I am Dear Sir Your most obedent

Jno B. Chandler

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Virginia”; endorsed by TJ as received 3 June 1812 from Pinckneyville and so recorded in SJL.

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