Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Albert Gallatin, 23 September 1806

Monticello Sep. 23. 06

Dear Sir

On the reciept of your letter of the 6th. observing you would leave N. York before an answer could reach you, I retained all the papers accompanying it, & shall carry them with me to Washington. in the mean time the inclosed letter is recieved through mr Madison respecting a vessel concerned in the slave trade, & as it may require your immediate interposition I send it by post. I shall leave this for Washington on the 1st. Oct. General Dearborne will be with you the day before that. I salute you with affection & respect.

Th: Jefferson

NHi: Papers of Albert Gallatin.

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