Thomas Jefferson Papers

Robert Patterson to Thomas Jefferson, 24 November 1815

From Robert Patterson

Nov. 24. 15


The Author of this Synopsis (formerly Secretary of Congress) desires me to send you, by this opportunity, a copy of the work, of which he begs your acceptance; & Requests that you would please to favour him with your remarks on the same

I am, Sir, most respectfully, your obedt servt

Rt Patterson

RC (MHi); dateline beneath signature; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 27 Dec. 1815 “with the clock” and so recorded in SJL; with TJ’s notation beneath endorsement: “Chs Thompson.” Enclosure: Charles Thomson, A Synopsis of the Four Evangelists: or, a Regular History of the Conception, Birth, Doctrine, Miracles, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus Christ, in the Words of the Evangelists (Philadelphia, 1815; Poor, Jefferson’s Library description begins Nathaniel P. Poor, Catalogue. President Jefferson’s Library, 1829 description ends , 9 [no. 509]).

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