Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Joseph C. Cabell, 14 July 1816

To Joseph C. Cabell

July 14. 16.

Th:J. to mr Cabell.

You have sometimes thought my political ramblings worth the time and trouble of reading. I inclose you a letter lately written on a subject now much agitated in our state. I will ask the favor of it’s early return by mail as I have no other copy. I salute you with friendship & respect.

RC (ViU: TJP); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Joseph C. Cabell esq. Warminster”; franked; postmarked Milton, 18 July; endorsed by Cabell. Not recorded in SJL. Enclosure: TJ to “Henry Tompkinson” (Samuel Kercheval), 12 July 1816.

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