Thomas Jefferson Papers

Craven Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 7 February 1817

From Craven Peyton

Monteagle Feby 7th1 17.

Dear Sir

I am compelled to be in Charlotesville early tomorrow, And will most certainly call, And give You the Drafts time enough, to send it by this weeks Mail, if I supposed it coud possibly make the smallest difference with You I woud with pleasure send it by the boy

with Sincere esteem

C. Peyton

RC (MHi); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esqr Monticello”; inconsistently endorsed by TJ as a letter of 7 Feb. received 6 Feb. 1817 and so recorded in SJL.

1Reworked from “8th.”

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