Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Honoré Julien, 8 November 1818

To Honoré Julien

Monticello Nov. 8. 18

I thank you, my good friend, for your excellent Swiss cheese. it is safely recieved, is very fine, and very acceptable, and the more so as a testimony of your good will towards me. my health is getting better slowly, but I do not venture out of the house yet. I salute you with affectionate friendship and sincere wishes for your prosperity

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover of Mathew Carey & Son to TJ, 5 July 1818; at foot of text: “M. Julien”; endorsed by TJ.

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