Thomas Jefferson Papers

Tobias Watkins to Thomas Jefferson, 19 October 1820

From Tobias Watkins

Baltimore 19th October 1820

Dear Sir,

As it may afford you some gratification to know the result of your representations concerning Mr. Gerardin, I have taken the liberty to intrude on you once more, to say, that that Gentleman has been unanimously elected by our Board of Trustees, Principal of Baltimore College. Permit me to use this opportunity to thank you for your polite and prompt reply to my letter, and to renew to you the expression of my devoted respect & veneration.

T. Watkins.

RC (CSmH: JF); endorsed by TJ as received 27 Oct. 1820 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Robert Greenway, 17 Apr. 1821, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Monticello”; franked; postmarked Baltimore, 20 Oct.

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