Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Lemuel J. Alston, 1 February 1809

Washington Feby. 1st. 1809—

Dear Sir,

I received last evening from S. Car a few patterns of Homespun Cloth, manufacturd. under the direction of my industrious & truly republican Wife, by her own Servants, & calculated for the Summer Season—one of which I have the pleasure to send you as a present, the acceptance of which on your part, will be considered as a very high & most gratifying honor on mine & am with the highest veneration

Dear Sir Your Mt. Obdt. & Devoted Servt.

L. J. Alston

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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