Thomas Jefferson Papers

Wilson Cary Nicholas to Thomas Jefferson, 14 September 1818

From Wilson Cary Nicholas

Warren Sept. 14. 1818

My Dear Sir

I was sincerely concerned to hear of your indisposition: On saturday it gave me infinite pleasure to hear you had recovered. Will you pardon me if I take the liberty to entreat you, to spare your self the fatigue & exposure you so frequently encounter. Your life is too precious to be risqued.

But for your indisposition, I wou’d last week have sent you the enclosed with a request that you wou’d endorse & return them to me, I cou’d not think of giving you that trouble until I heard of your recovery. I beg the favour of you to endorse them & seal the enclosed, & forward it by the first mail to Mr Dandridge at Richmond. It is necessary one of them shou’d be used on the 23d. Unless I am obliged to go sooner to Richmond than I expect, I hope to have the pleasure of paying my respects to you next week.

I am with great respect & regard your much obliged

W. C. Nicholas

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 18 Sept. 1818 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosures not found.

Index Entries

  • Bank of the United States, Second, Richmond branch of; Richmond branch of (subentry to be split apart as time permits) search
  • Dandridge, Julius Burbridge; as cashier of Bank of U.S. search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; endorses notes for W. C. Nicholas search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Health; illness of search
  • Nicholas, Wilson Cary (1761–1820); letters from search
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