Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Patrick Gibson, 5 September 1822

To Patrick Gibson

Monticello Sep. 5. 22.


I recieved a few days ago your favor of Aug. 27. & have this day written to the President on it’s subject. he had left our neighborhood two or three weeks ago. I sincerely wish he may find it practicable to comply with your request, and assure you that nothing will gratify me more at any time than to be useful to you, and that I retain for you constant sentiments of friendship & respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover of Louis H. Girardin to TJ, 1 Apr. 1821; at foot of text: “Mr P: Gibson”; endorsed by TJ.

Gibson’s favor of aug. 27 to TJ, the address cover only of which has been found (RC in DLC; on verso of TJ to John C. Calhoun, 28 Nov. 1824; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire Monticello”; franked; postmarked Fredericksburg, 30 Aug.), is recorded in SJL as received 31 Aug. 1822 from “Elwood.”

Index Entries

  • Gibson, Alexander; seeks appointment search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters from accounted for search
  • Gibson, Patrick; letters to search
  • Gibson, Patrick; seeks appointment for son search
  • Highland (J. Monroe’s Albemarle Co. estate); J. Monroe at search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of application and recommendation from search
  • Monroe, James (1758–1831); and appointments search
  • patronage; letters of application and recommendation from TJ search