Thomas Jefferson Papers

William A. Burwell to Thomas Jefferson, 15 December 1819

From William A. Burwell

Washington Decbr 15th 1819

Dear Sir,

I have forwarded by the Mail to Charlottesville a specimen of the Potowmack Marble; It is well polish’d and will give you a just Idea of the Columns in the Hall of the H of R. Please to remember me in the kindest manner to Mrs R. & the family—& accept yourself my best wishes for your happiness.

W. A Burwell

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 19 Dec. 1819 and so recorded in SJL.

h of r: the United States House of Representatives. mrs r.: Martha Jefferson Randolph.

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