Thomas Jefferson Papers

Christopher Clark to Thomas Jefferson, 5 November 1815

From Christopher Clark

Mount Prospect 5 Novr 1815

Dear Sir,

I not only accept your Apology for not coming up to day but am pleased at the circumstance that has produced the failure I should Rejoice to join the Citizens of Lynchburg in their civility to the “hero of Orleans”1 but fear it will be out of my power we shall be glad to see you on wednesday

accept the Renewed assurances of my high esteem

Chris Clark

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 5 Nov. 1815 and so recorded in SJL.

1Closing single quotation mark editorially changed to double.

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