Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to David L. Morril, 5 April 1820

To David L. Morril

Monticello Apr. 5. 20.

Th: Jefferson returns his thanks to the honorable mr Morril for the copy of his speech on the Missouri question, his congratulations on it’s being laid to sleep, his wishes that it may never again be awakened, and the assurances of his high respect.

PoC (MoSHi: TJC-BC); on verso of reused address cover of John H. Peyton to TJ, 24 Feb. 1820; dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ.

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