Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Taylor, 3 August 1821

Monticello Aug. 3. 21

Dear Sir,

Your favor of the 24th came to hand on the 19th Inst, but I have not been able to See my grandson till this day. I now enclose you his receipt for the Fredericksburg check on the bk of Virginia for 500D. he says it will render very signal service at this time to the family. the quarter from which it came will be unknown to him till my death when his possession of my papers will of course disclose it to him. I salute you with affectionate friendship & respect

Th: Jefferson

Original once mine, given to Mrs Andrews (Shrwin daghter)

NHi: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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