Thomas Jefferson Papers

Joseph Delaplaine to Thomas Jefferson, 12 February 1822

From Joseph Delaplaine

Philada Feby 12h 1822.

Dear sir,

I by no means wish to trespass upon your time even for five minutes; but if there is any subject in which you may feel interested enough to see in the picture of the United States, in relation to your quarter, depend upon it I shall feel great happiness in its insertion.—

With great truth & regard, I am Dr sir, Your obedt st,

Joseph Delaplaine

RC (DLC); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello Virginia”; franked; postmarked Philadelphia, 14 Feb.; endorsed by TJ as received 22 Feb. 1822 and so recorded in SJL.

Delaplaine sent John Adams a similar request on 9 Feb. 1822 (MHi: Adams Papers).

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