Thomas Jefferson Papers

Chapman Johnson to Thomas Jefferson, [5 August 1818?]

From Chapman Johnson

Wednesday morning [5 Aug. 1818?]

C. Johnson presents his respects to Mr Jefferson, and asks the favor of him to drink tea with him this evening.

RC (DLC: TJ Papers, 213:38059); with Dft of TJ to Thomas Cooper, 7 Aug. 1818, on verso; partially dated; addressed: “Mr Jefferson. Present.”

This note was probably written during TJ’s brief stay at Staunton on his way to Warm Springs (MB description begins James A. Bear Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, 1997, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series description ends , 2:1346).

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