Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Theodorus Bailey, 23 November [1821]

To Theodorus Bailey

Nov. 23.

I thank you D. S. for the volume you have been so kind as to send me on the gigantic enterprize which will immortalize the govmt of N.Y. by her canal commncns. this will add an 8th wonder to the world, to which I wish all possible success, and to yourself health & happiness with the assurce of my constt frdshp & respect.

FC (MHi); on verso of RC of Bailey to TJ, 30 Oct. 1821; in TJ’s hand; partially dated. Recorded in SJL as a letter of 23 Nov. 1821.

d. s.: “Dear Sir.”

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