Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Daniel Brent, 9 March 1821

To Daniel Brent

Monticello Mar. 9. 21.

Th Jefferson acknoleges the reciept of mr Brent’s note of Feb. 26. and returns thanks for the repeated favors & attentions to his foreign correspondence. more and more [d]isinclined to the labors of the writing table, his intrusions on mr Brent’s kind offices will become less frequent, tho probably not altogether discontinued. he prays him to accept the assurance of his constant friendship & respect.

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover of Peachy R. Gilmer to TJ, 14 Jan. 1821; dateline at foot of text; one word faint; endorsed by TJ.

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