Thomas Jefferson Papers

Chapman Johnson to Thomas Jefferson, 13 March 1819

From Chapman Johnson

Richmond 13h March 1819—

Dear Sir,

I had the pleasure of receiving your very kind letter of the 3d of this month;—and will, if possible, avail myself of your invitation to be at Monticello the day before the first meeting of the visitors, on the 29th instant.

I am very sorry I cannot have the pleasure of spending a night with you, on my way home;—my time and the stages, I must necessarily make, will not allow of it—

with very great respect Your very obt Svt

C Johnson

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 18 Mar. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to James Madison, 23 Sept. 1819, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 14 Mar.

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