Thomas Jefferson Papers

Patrick Gibson to Thomas Jefferson, 27 August 1821

From Patrick Gibson

Richmond 27th Augt 1821

Dear Sir,

I have received your favor of the 19th Inst and pray you to accept my thankful acknowledgements for your assurances of friendship, and for the very flattering sentiments expressed in your letter to Mr Thompson, which I shall forward to him so soon as I shall have procured the necessary vouchers relative to my son’s qualifications—

With sentiments of respect and esteem I am

Your ob Servt

Patrick Gibson

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 7 Sept. 1821 and so recorded in SJL. RC: top half of address cover only (MoSHi: TJC-BC), with Dft of TJ to Virgil Maxcy, 20 Nov. 1822, on verso; bottom half of address cover only (DLC), with FC of TJ to William Annesley, 20 Nov. 1822, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqre Monticello”; franked; postmarked Richmond, 28 Aug.

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