Monticello Sep. 2. 06.
Th: Jefferson presents his salutations to Mr. Morel and his thanks for the friendly sentiments he is pleased to express in his letter of the 1st. of Aug. the approbation of the wise & the good is the first of all rewards, and the wish expressed by mr Morel to connect his name with a work elucidating the rights & interests of society cannot but be grateful to his mind. he prays him to accept the assurances of his high regard
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.