Montpr Aug. 4. 1826
I have recd. your favor of the 31. ult: inclosing a copy of your Oration on the death of Mr. Jefferson in which you so eloquently express what is felt by all, as a just tribute to his exalted name, and a grateful commemoration of his invaluable services to his country and to his fellow men. Be pleased to accept, Sir my thanks for your polite attention, with assurances of my high & cordial esteem.