Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Sully, 5 April 1821

To Thomas Sully

Monticello Apr. 5. 21.

Th: Jefferson forwards to mr Sully three letters which came under cover to him yesterday evening and salutes him with friendly respect

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; with Robert Gilmor’s signed notation on verso: “Note from Ex-President Jefferson to Mr Sully the Artist, sent me by the latter in 1830,” and his additional notation: “Signer of the Declaration of Independance.” Not recorded in SJL. Enclosures not found.

Index Entries

  • Gilmor, Robert (1774–1848); friendship with T. Sully search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); Visitors to; Sully, Thomas search
  • Sully, Thomas; letters to search
  • Sully, Thomas; TJ forwards letters to search
  • Sully, Thomas; visits Monticello search