Thomas Jefferson Papers

Archibald Thweatt to Thomas Jefferson, 6 November 1821

From Archibald Thweatt

Eppington 6 Nov: 1821

Dear Sir

I present you with some of my labor in the good old cause.

Would you grant me your permission—after a suitable preface—just to publish an extract from your letter to me, about the judiciary pressing us into consolidation?—

Sincerely & affectionately yrs.
Archibald Thweatt
Wilkinsonville post office

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); mistakenly endorsed by TJ as received 17 Oct. 1821, with his query whether the date of composition was correctly 6 Oct. RC (MoSHi: TJC-BC); address cover only; with Dft of TJ to Thomas McKean, 10 Apr. 1824, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esq: Montecello Milton Va”; stamp canceled; franked; postmarked Manchester, 12 Dec. Recorded in SJL as a letter of 6 Nov. 1821 received 17 Dec. 1821. Enclosure not found.

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