Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to George W. Erving, 10 September 1822

To George W. Erving

Monticello Sep. 10. 22.

Dear Sir

I recieved yesterday your favor of the 3d & hasten to say that I shall be at home during the whole of this month and shall be happy to recieve the visit with which you promise to honor me, whenever most convenient to yourself; and to express to you in person the pleasure which such a favor will ever give me. with this assurance be pleased to accept that of my great esteem and respect.

Th: Jefferson

RC (Heritage Auctions, auction 6175, Dallas, 11 May 2017, lot 47087); addressed: “George W. Erving esquire at Colo Bomford’s Washington”; franked; postmarked; endorsed by Erving. PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover of John Vaughan to TJ, 24 Mar. 1821; endorsed by TJ.

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