Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Charles Johnston, 4 March 1819

Lynchburg March 4. 1819

Dr Sir

This will be handed to you by Mr David White who goes to Charlottesville with a view of undertaking to do the plaistering of the University. I recommend him to you as a very worthy man and a most excellent workman. Had I to engage a plaisterer to do such a job I Know of no man I would so soon employ as I would him—as a proof of which I have engaged him to do the plaistering of a House I am about building in Botetourt for my future & permanent Residence.

I am with Great Respect Yr Mo: obdt

Chs Johnston


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