Thomas Jefferson Papers

John H. Cocke to Thomas Jefferson, 12 April 1820

From John H. Cocke

Bremo 12 April 1820

Dear sir,

I have this moment recd your letter of the 9. with the one enclosed to Dr Cooper—

I entirely approve of forwarding this private communication, not doubting, that it will lead to such a reply as will remove all difficulties in the way, at present of formal & definite propositions.—

I am, Dear sir, yours with high respect & Esteem

J. H. Cocke

RC (CSmH: JF); endorsed by TJ as received 26 Apr. 1820 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Mathew Carey, 31 July 1820, on verso; addressed: “Mr — Jefferson Monticello”; stamped; postmarked Wilmington, Va., 19 Apr.

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