Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Joshua Dodge, 25 November 1824

Monticello Nov. 25. 24.

Messrs Dodge & Oxnard

The bearer of this letter is mr John Carr a midshipman on board the N. Carolina ship of war of the US now about to sail on service in the Mediterranean. he is the son of Colo Saml Carr my nephew, neighbor & particular friend. should he have occasion to visit marseilles I will ask for him your kind attentions and good offices, of which his correct character will render him worthy, and the obligation will be acknoleged as rendered to myself.

Accept my friendly & respectful salutns

Th: J.


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