Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Louis H. Girardin, 8 March 1819

To Louis H. Girardin

Monticello Mar. 8. 19.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Girardin and informs him that he has with great pleasure written the letter to mr Chaudron which was desired, and has sent it to himself by mail directly, and he salutes mr Girardin1 with friendship and respect.

RC (PPAmP: Thomas Jefferson Papers); on a small slip of paper; dateline at foot of text. PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover of otherwise unlocated letter from James Madison to TJ, 2 Mar. 1819 (addressed: “Mr Jefferson near Charlottesville Virginia”; franked; postmarked Orange Court House, 3 Mar.; recorded in SJL as received 4 Mar. 1819 from Montpellier); endorsed by TJ.

1Manuscript: “Girardim.”

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