Thomas Jefferson Papers

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 22 August 1822 (2d letter)

From Bernard Peyton

Richd 22d Augt ”22.

Dear Sir,

I Take leave to introduce to your acquaintance my particular friend Col John Campbell of the Executive Council, who will hand you this, & who it is only necessary to know, to highly esteem.

I solicit for him your civilities, and am,

With great respect Yours very Truly

B. Peyton

RC (MHi); dateline beneath signature; endorsed by TJ as received 8 Nov. (reworked from Oct.) 1822 and so recorded in SJL. RC (ViW: TC-JP); address cover only; with Dft of TJ to Benjamin H. Rice, 10 Aug. 1823, on verso; addressed: “To Mr Jefferson Monticello.” Enclosed in John Campbell to TJ, 4 Nov. 1822.

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  • Campbell, John (ca.1788–1866); introduced to TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of introduction to search
  • Peyton, Bernard; introduces J. Campbell (ca.1788–ca.1867) search
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  • Virginia; Council of State search