From Peter Carr
[received 7 Apr. 1814]
The young gentleman, who will hand you this, is a son of my particular friend Dr John D Orr, of Jefferson County. He is at present, a student with Mr Girardin, and is very anxious to see Monticello and it’s inhabitants. Permit me to ask yr attention to him
RC (ViU: TJP-CC); undated; endorsed by TJ as received 7 Apr. 1814 and so recorded in SJL.
Thomas Lee Orr (d. 1848), attorney, was the son of John D. Orr, a physician, and Lucinda Lee Orr. By 1820 he was practicing law in Washington, D.C. He died in Fairfax County, leaving a will that freed his four slaves (Cassius Francis Lee Jr. and Joseph Packard Jr., A Record of the Descendants of Col. Richard Lee, of Virginia , 5; Frederick Co. Will Book, 10:62–7; Washington Daily National Intelligencer, 29 June 1820, 11 Apr. 1848; Fairfax Co. Will Book, V:228, X:338–40).
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