Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Return Jonathan Meigs, 3 March 1823

Monticello Mar. 3. 23.

Dear Sir

I am aware that no individual ought to expect that a post office, in distributing it’s letters, will attend to any thing but their superscription. yet it would be a signal service to me if your distributor could recollect to put my letters into the Charlottesville mail, instead of that of Milton. with the former place I have daily communication, with the latter none. but if this request is out of order, I pray you to consider it as not made, and to be assured of my great esteem and respect.

Th: Jefferson


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