Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to James Pleasants, 3 April 1823

Monticello Apr. 3. 23.

Dear Sir

Duty obliges me to forward to you such letters as the inclosed. I do it willingly on behalf of men of the merit of mr Haessler, but at the same time without any other view than that of enlarging the field of selection, and enabling you to chuse the best subject. I salute you with affectionate esteem and respect.

Th: Jefferson

Vi: Public Works Papers.

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