Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to James Monroe, 10 July 1824

Monticello July 10. 24.

Dear Sir

My friend Colo Peyton, passing thro’ Washington on a trip to the North, will pay his respects to you with this letter. he is the same for whom I have heretofore sollicited you, and still sollicit you to keep him in mind for either of the two offices in Richmond which may first become vacant. I shall hope a fortnight or three weeks previous notice of your visit to this neighborhood that I may not lose the pleasure of seeing you by any visit to Bedford. ever constantly and affectionately your friend.

Th: Jefferson


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