Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Meech, 24 May 1808

24 May 1808

Honoured Sir

With the Divine blessings of heaven I now Atempt to write a few Lines to Inform you that we Shall Soon See happier times your friendship and Love is all I ask No man of Reason Can Dispute your honour Please Sir to Receive these Lines from a friend that you never Expected to See Pleas your honour Dear Sir to you I am a Sranger I must obey the Commands of Almighty God Who Reins King on heavens high Throne and hominum Salvator Who burst the bars of Death and Rose triumphant from Grave—

may heavens blessings you each hour attend and may you never Loose or Want a friend

I am with esteem your Sincere friend

William Meech

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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