Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to David Hosack, 5 March 1821

Monticello Mar. 5. 21.

Dear Sir

At the request of mr Coffee I formerly took the liberty of putting a letter to him under the protection of your cover, having occasion to make him again a remittance of 40. D. for a like object with the former, and not knowing certainly that he is at N. York, I take the same liberty again. the remittance being to be made by my correspondent in Richmond I pass this letter thro’ his hands that he may inclose in it the one he addresses to mr Coffee. I embrace with pleasure every occasion of assuring you of my great esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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