Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Newton to Thomas Jefferson, 16 September 1820

From Thomas Newton

Norfolk Sepb 16th 1820

Dear Sir.

Mr Everard Hall a respectable Citizen of Princess Anne County—will do himself the pleasure of presenting this to you. He is on a tour through the Western Country. In taking his direction by your Seat, he is solicitous to stop for a moment—and make his respects to you.—they will be sincere—and likewise expressive of his gratitude for your public services—your zealous devotion to your Country’s good. Pardon me for this liberty.

I remain with great respect and veneration. Yr: Obt: Servt:

Tho: Newton

RC (MoSHi: TJC-BC); endorsed by TJ as received 6 Oct. 1820 “by mr Hall” and so recorded in SJL. RC (MoSHi: TJC-BC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to John A. Wharton, 13 May 1821, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson esq: Abemarle County V.a.”

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  • Hall, Everard; introduced to TJ search
  • Hall, Everard; travels of search
  • Hall, Everard; visits Monticello search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of introduction to search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); Visitors to; Hall, Everard search
  • Newton, Thomas (1768–1847); introduces E. Hall search
  • Newton, Thomas (1768–1847); letters from search