Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Gerard E. Stack, [26 March 1820]

To Gerard E. Stack

[26 Mar. 1820]

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Stack & returns with pleasure the introductory letter of Dr Cooper presented to him by mr Stack, together with his own testimony on the same subject. unfortunately the letter is disfigured by the loss of it’s blank leaf, an operation to which Th:J. is obliged to subject all papers he recieves, in order to keep their volume within more convenient bounds. he salutes mr Stac[k] with friendship and respect.

PoC (MHi); with PoC of enclosure on verso; undated; edge trimmed; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 26 Mar. 1820 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: TJ’s Recommendation of Stack, [ca. 26 Mar. 1820].

The introductory letter of dr cooper, not found, was one of two letters of 15 Apr. 1819 from Thomas Cooper to TJ (the other of which is printed above at that date), both recorded in SJL as received 1 May 1819 from Philadelphia.

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  • Stack, Gerard E.; recommendations of search