Thomas Jefferson Papers

Theodorus Bailey to Thomas Jefferson, 27 July 1816

From Theodorus Bailey

New york 27th July. 1816.

Dear Sir,

The letter under cover has remained in this Office unclaimed for a considerable time—We know not where to send it to meet its address—I have therefore thought it most advisable to return it to you. I should have mentioned that it has been advertised.

I embrace this occasion to renew to you the Assurance of my sincere respect and regard.

Theodorus Bailey.

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 11 Aug. 1816 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Patrick Gibson, [8] Oct. 1816, with Jefferson’s Note, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello Va”; franked; postmarked New York, 28 July. Enclosure: TJ to John Bradbury, 29 Feb. 1816.

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