From Thomas Jefferson
Mar. 21. 1796.
Th: Jefferson presents his friendly respects to mr. Madison & asks the favor of him to procure a safe conveyance for the inclosed letter to Colo. Monroe, which is of great importance public & private, as covering papers of consequence.
FC (DLC: Jefferson Papers). Enclosed Jefferson to Monroe, 21 Mar. 1796 (printed in Ford, Writings of Jefferson description begins Paul Leicester Ford, ed., The Writings of Thomas Jefferson (10 vols.; New York, 1892–99). description ends , 7:67–68).