Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to John Hollins, 18 October 1812

To John Hollins

Monto Oct. 18. 12.

Th:J presents his compliments to mr Hollins & will be very happy to recieve him & his friends on Tuesday. the ride is so short that he will hope the pleasure of seeing them at dinner, & further that his impatience to return to his commercial pursuits will not too much abridge the term of a visit1 which too many circumstances concur in rendering rare. he salutes him with frdshp & respect2

Dft (MHi); dateline at foot of text; on verso of RC of Hollins to TJ, 18 Oct. 1812. Not recorded in SJL.

1TJ here canceled “they are so rarely with.”

2Word interlined in place of “esteem.”

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