Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Peter Minor, 9 March 1821

To Peter Minor

Monticello Mar. 9. 21.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Minor and incloses him a letter which being out of the line of his own attentions, he cannot better dispose of than by putting it into mr Minor’s hands to decide whether it may not be worthy of communication to the Agricultural society: and salutes him with constant friendship and respect

PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover of Thomas Mann Randolph to TJ, 14 Jan. 1821; dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ. Enclosure: Andrew Cock to TJ, 14 Feb. 1821.

The enclosed letter was read at a 7 May 1821 meeting of the agricultural society of Albemarle (True, “Agricultural Society,” description begins Rodney H. True, “Minute Book of the Agricultural Society of Albemarle,” Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the Year 1918 (1921), 1:261–349 description ends 293).

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