Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George W. Erving, 3 September 1822

Washington Sep. 3d 1822. (at Col Bomfords)

Respected Sir—

one of my first duties after my return home, & my greatest pleasure is a pilgrimage to Monticello, & I had arrived thus far on my way when Mr Monroe informed me that you did propose to make a distant journey, & may have actually commenced it;—he encourages me to ascertain the fact by writing to you,—if you shoud still be at Monticello & will allow of my visit I will leave this immediately

With very sincere respect & grateful attachment Your very obliged & obt St

George W. Erving

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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