Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Charlotte Sophia, 12 May 1806

12 May 1806

Madam, our Good Friend,

I have named James Monroe and William Pinkney, Commissioners Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary of the United States of America to your Royal Consort. My knowledge of their good qualities gives me full confidence that they will so conduct themselves as to merit your esteem. I pray, therefore, that you yield entire Credence to the assurances which they will bear to you of our friendship; And that God may always have you, Madam, our Good Friend, in his holy keeping.

Written at the City of Washington the Twelfth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six.

Your Good Friend,

Th: Jefferson

By the President

James Madison

Secretary of State.

NjP: Pinkney Papers.

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