Thomas Jefferson Papers

Brightberry Brown to Thomas Jefferson, 2 October 1817

From Brightberry Brown

Browns Turnpike oct 2nd 1817.


Having Receivd your lines together with the order of Court Made in consequence of your petition Relative to Roads feel every possible disposition to oblige you personally together with a sense of duty to my Self & Neighbourhood expect to attend agreably to your appointment

Yr Obdt sert

Brightberry Brown

RC (MHi); addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Esq,” delivered “By yr Boy” [Gill Gillette]; endorsed by TJ as received 3 Oct. 1817 and so recorded in SJL.

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