Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Fillebrown, 7 December 1818

To Thomas Fillebrown

Monticello Dec. 7. 18.

Th: Jefferson returns to mr Fillebrown the pamphlet he has been so kind as to send him with thanks for it’s communication. he trusts that the drastic medecines which have been administered to the unfortunate subjects of this work will have cured them of their past complaints and prevent a return of them. he considers the whole effect of the Hartford Convention as having been very salutary. he salutes mr Fillebrown with respect.

RC (MdAN); dateline at foot of text; attached to verso of flyleaf of volume 1 of The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the year 1830 (1830), with this copy inscribed as presented to the United States Naval Academy by Fillebrown on 26 Aug. 1852. Not recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

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