From Thomas Lehré
Columbia (So C:) 29th Augt 1812.
In the Senate Chamber 12 oClock.
I am happy to inform you that our Senate, also have this moment adopted, unanimously the address & resolutions, a Copy of which I sent you yesterday. The President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, are directed to transmit Copies of the same to the President without delay.
I feel highly grateful at the conduct of both Branches of our Legislature on the occasion.
RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Tho: Jefferson late P. of the U. S.”; endorsed by TJ as received 18 Sept. 1812 and so recorded in SJL.