Thomas Jefferson Papers

Daniel Brent to Thomas Jefferson, 26 February 1821

From Daniel Brent

Washington, 26 february 1821.

Daniel Brent presents his respectful Compliments to mr Jefferson, and has the Pleasure to transmit to him the enclosed Letter, just received at the Dept of State from mr Rush.   He takes advantage of the occasion to acknowledge the receipt of a note which mr J. did him the honor to write to him some time ago, enclosing Letters for messrs Gallatin and Rush, to be forwarded; which DB did accordingly forward, according to mr Jefferson’s wish.

RC (DLC); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ as received 6 Mar. 1821 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: RC of Richard Rush to TJ, 11 Dec. 1820.

TJ’s missing note to Brent, [ca. 27 Dec. 1820], covered his letters to Albert Gallatin of 26 Dec. 1820 and to Rush of 27 Dec. 1820, and their enclosures.

Index Entries

  • Brent, Daniel; forwards letters to and from TJ search
  • Brent, Daniel; letters from search
  • Brent, Daniel; letters to accounted for search
  • Gallatin, Albert; conveys letters and parcels search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; European search
  • Rush, Richard; forwards letters to and from TJ search
  • Rush, Richard; letters forwarded to search
  • State Department, U.S.; forwards letters search