Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to William Wallace, 20 May 1819

To William Wallace

Monticello May 20. 19.

Th: Jefferson recieves with thankfulness the acceptable present of mr Wallace, as a token of that good will which he wishes to merit, and is happy to recieve from all his fellow citizens, and from mr Wallace particularly whom he salutes with esteem & respect.

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover of Jefferson Benevolent Institution of Pennsylvania to TJ, 21 Jan. 1819; dateline at foot of text; mistakenly endorsed by TJ as a letter of 17 May 1819 and so recorded in SJL.

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