Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Charles Clay, 25 April 1816

To Charles Clay

Poplar Forest Apr. 25. 16.

Th:J. to mr Clay

I return the 10. first volumes and will be glad of the next 10. I found several sheets of the 7th missing, but some of them were stuck into other volumes which I restored to their proper place in the 7th but I have not examined it since to see if it is now perfect. Asparagus acceptable as usual. shall I not see you again? I shall be returning about the middle of the ensuing week. friendly salutations.

RC (VtMiM); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Mr Clay.” Not recorded in SJL. Enclosure not identified.

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  • Clay, Charles; and asparagus search
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  • Clay, Charles; TJ borrows books from search
  • food; asparagus search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; borrows books search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); TJ returns from search