Washington 18th July 1821
My friend Colo Thos F. Foster, intends to take Monticello in by way from this place to Georgia, Like the great body of American Citizens he is desirous of paying his respects, to the man, who more than any one now living, has contributed to raise the Character of the American Republic.
Any attentions which you may be able to show him, will add to the many obligations conferred upon Dr Sir
Wm H. Crawford
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.