Thomas Jefferson Papers

William Eustis to Thomas Jefferson, 24 May 1819

From William Eustis

Boston May 24th 1819.

Dear Sir,

Mr Francis Greenwood, pastor of one of the most respectable congregations in Boston, in his travels for improvement in health and in knowlege, is desirous of being made known to Mr Jefferson; and as his parents & family have been for many years my neighbours, I take the liberty of becoming the medium of his communication with Monticello, availing myself of the occassion to renew my respectful regards, and best wishes that you may enjoy health and happiness, if not for a thousand, for many years to come. To Colo Randolph and family I also ask the favor to be respectfully presented.

W. Eustis.

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 13 June 1819 and so recorded (with bracketed notation: “by Greenwood”) in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to William Maury, 3 Nov. 1820, on verso; addressed: “The Hon: Mr Jefferson. Monticello. Virginia” by “favor of Mr Greenwood.”

Francis William Pitt Greenwood’s parents were William Pitt Greenwood and Mary Langdon Greenwood (Sprague, American Pulpit description begins description ends , 8:485).

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  • Eustis, William; introduces F. W. P. Greenwood search
  • Eustis, William; letters from search
  • Greenwood, Francis William Pitt; family of search
  • Greenwood, Francis William Pitt; introduced to TJ search
  • Greenwood, Francis William Pitt; visits Monticello search
  • Greenwood, Mary Langdon (F. W. P. Greenwood’s mother) search
  • Greenwood, William Pitt (F. W. P. Greenwood’s father) search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of introduction to search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); Visitors to; Greenwood, Francis William Pitt search
  • Randolph, Thomas Mann (1768–1828) (TJ’s son-in-law; Martha Jefferson Randolph’s husband); greetings sent to search