Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 19 February 1809

19 Feb. 1809

Mr Latrobe presents his most respectful Compliments to the President U.S.—& thanks him for the Inventory sent him. Mr. Latrobe’s object in going to Philadelphia is to take some measures necessary for the supply of sundry materials for the Pblic Bldgs, & articles of furniture for the Presids. house. He intends to return without fail on the 2d. of March. Before the President’s journey to Monticello he will have the pleasure to acquit himself of the engagements of respect to him which are yet unperformed, particularly in respect to the book of plans, & the red stone in possession of the Italians. His address at Pha. is,—at Isaac Hazlehurst’s Esqr.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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