Thomas Jefferson Papers

Peter Minor to Thomas Jefferson, 22 February 1819

From Peter Minor

Ridgeway 22d Feb. 1819

Dr Sir

I had an opportunity of sending your letter to Majr Watson by a direct conveyance the day after I recd it. I recd the enclosed last evening by the return of the messenger, & thinking that yr proposed meeting at Mr Madisons may somewhat depend upon his answer, I have got my Nephew Mr Quarles to ride up, in order to ensure your early receipt of it.

With Great Esteem

P. Minor.

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 22 Feb. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to William Wirt, 5 Feb. 1820, on recto and verso; addressed: “Mr Jefferson Monticello” by “Mr Albert Quarles.” Enclosure: David Watson to TJ, 21 Feb. 1819.

Index Entries

  • Central College Board of Visitors; meetings of search
  • Minor, Peter; letters from search
  • Minor, Peter; transmits letters to and from TJ search
  • Montpellier (Montpelier; J. Madison’s Orange Co. estate); visitors to search
  • Quarles, Albert; delivers letter search
  • Watson, David (1773–1830); as member of Central College Board of Visitors search