Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Antoine Louis Claude Destutt de Tracy to Isaac Cox Barnet, 5 December 1820

Ce Mardi.

Mr De Tracy fait mille Complimens à Mr Barnett. il a l’honneur de lui envoyer ci joint une lettre pour Mr Jefferson. il le lui a permis, & il prend la liberté de la lui recommander, car il est bien affligé d’etre si longtems sans avoir de nouvelles de cet excellent homme.

Editors’ Translation

Tuesday. 5 Decer 1820

Mr De Tracy sends many Regards to Mr Barnett. he has the honor of sending him enclosed herein a letter for Mr Jefferson. he allowed him to do so, & he is taking the liberty to recommend it to him, because he is very grieved to be without news of this excellent man for so long.

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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