Thomas Jefferson Papers

Horatio G. Spafford to Thomas Jefferson, 18 April 1817

From Horatio G. Spafford

Albany, 4 Mo. 18, 1817.

If, from more important duties, & reading of greater interest, thou canst spare time to read my little Novel, I should be glad to learn how it is approved.

The Author.

RC (MHi); dateline adjacent to signature; addressed: “Hon. Thomas Jefferson, LL.D.”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Spafford received 29 Apr. 1817 and so recorded in SJL.

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