Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Breckinridge to Thomas Jefferson, 28 November 1821

From James Breckinridge

At Home Nov 28th 1821

Dear Sir

I enclose you a copy of Greenlee’s Plat which I intended to have deliverd in person when I recd it but the day after, I was compelled to take a journey which detained me from home untill last night; so that it is now impossible for me to attend the meeting of the board of visitors

accept the assurance of my warmest regard & esteem

James Breckinridge

RC (CSmH: JF); endorsed by TJ as received 5 Dec. 1821 and so recorded in SJL. RC (MoSHi: TJC-BC); address cover only; with FC of TJ to Harvey Mitchell, 21 Mar. 1824, on verso; addressed: “Mr Thomas Jefferson Monticello”; franked; postmarked Fincastle, 1 Dec. 1821. Enclosure not found.

A missing letter of 14 Nov. 1821 from TJ to Breckinridge is recorded in SJL, with TJ’s additional notation: “to procure Wm Greenlee’s survey.”

Index Entries

  • Breckinridge (Breckenridge), James; and plat for TJ search
  • Breckinridge (Breckenridge), James; as member of University of Virginia Board of Visitors search
  • Breckinridge (Breckenridge), James; letters from search
  • Breckinridge (Breckenridge), James; letter to accounted for search
  • Greenlee, William; Rockbridge Co. property of search
  • Virginia, University of; Board of Visitors; meetings of search