Liverpool 24 Feby 1819
My Dear Sir,
Last year I took the liberty of introducing to you my son Matthew, but it was & is rather uncertain whether he may have the opportunity of delivering my letter.
This is intended for another son of mine, who contemplates remaining a considerable time in the United States, during which I hope he will have the honor of presenting this: I shall consider myself much obliged by any civilities to him. Accept the best wishes of
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.