Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Charles Yancey (1766–ca. 1825), 16 October 1821

To Charles Yancey (1766–ca. 1825)

P.F. Oct. 16. 21.

I recieve1 at this place your favor of the 5th conveyin[g] to me the kind remembrance of your brother2 mr Joel Yancey for which I pray you to return him the assurances of my continued esteem.

the expressions of the favor with which you are so good as to view my public services are truly grateful to me, and I pray to accept my thanks for them & the assurance of my high respect

Dft (DLC); edge trimmed; on verso of RC of Yancey to TJ, 5 Oct. 1821.

1Manuscript: “reieve.”

2Word interlined in place of “relation.”

Index Entries

  • Yancey, Charles (1766–ca.1825); conveys greetings to TJ search
  • Yancey, Charles (1766–ca.1825); letters to search
  • Yancey, Joel (1773–1838); sends greetings to TJ search