Thomas Jefferson Papers

George Divers to Thomas Jefferson, 17 August 1813

From George Divers

Farmington aug: 17. 1813

Dr sir

your favor of this days date I have receiv’d by your servant, I had intended & still intend to be at monticello tomorrow, in any event I will see you before you leave home, in the meantime I will think of a person most proper to fill the office of a principal [a]ssessor for the district to which we belong, at present I cannot think of [a]1 man within the district that I would prefer to Peter Minor, but I fear he will not accept it. I hope you will Come up & dine with us before you go to Bedford. with sincere affection

I am yr. frd

Geo: Divers

RC (MHi); edge chipped; endorsed by TJ as received 17 Aug. 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

1Omitted word editorially supplied.

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