Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, 16 July 1815

To Joseph Cabell Breckinridge

Monticello July 16. 15.

Dear Sir

I hope that soon after the date of your letter of June 20.1 you recieved my answer of June 12. to your preceding one of May 14. in compliance with that of June 20. I have writte[n] one to mr Baxter, which I inclose open for your perusal, and will ask the favor of you, after perusal, to have delivered to him. Accept the assurance of my great respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); edge trimmed; at foot of text: “Mr Breckenridge”; endorsed by TJ. Enclosure: TJ to John George Baxter, 16 July 1815.

1Word added in margin.

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