Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Thomas T. Jones, 4 December 1807

Washington Dec. 4. 07.

Dear Sir

The last post brought me your favor of Nov. 28. from which I learn with regret your purpose of leaving our neighborhood for the Misipi territory. this determination however being made up on grounds of which you alone can be the judge, I perform with satisfaction the office you ask of me. I have no acquaintance there but Govr. Williams. I therefore inclose you a letter to him which will procure you his attentions, and these will be sufficient to introduce you into the society of the place. wishing you success, health & happiness in whatever place you may chuse to locate yourself, I tender you my friendly salutations & assurances of great esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

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