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[[File:WytheToJeffersonOctober281776.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 28 October 1776." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib000204 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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[[George Wythe]] tells [[Thomas Jefferson]] that he had not received his letter from 10 days ago until it was too late to answer by the current date of October 28.  Wythe tells Jefferson, who is likely living in Wythe's house in Williamsburg, to make use of the house and furniture so that Jefferson and his [[Wikipedia: Martha Jefferson| wife]] are comfortable.
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonOctober281776.jpg|right|thumb|350px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 28 October 1776." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib000204 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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==Letter text==
 
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G.W. to T.J. <br />
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[[George Wythe|G.W.]] to [[Thomas Jefferson|T.J.]]
Your letter of the 18th instant, by some accident or other, did not come to hand before it was too late to answer it by this days post. Make use of the house and furniture. I shall be happy if any thing of mine can contribute to make your and Mrs Jefferson’s residence in Williamsburg comfortable. Adieu. <br />
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Philadelphia 28 Oct 1776
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Your letter of the 18th instant, by some accident or other, did not come to hand before it was too late to answer it by this days post. Make use of the house and furniture. I shall be happy if any thing of mine can contribute to make your and mrs Jefferson’s residence in Williamsburg comfortable. Adieu.  
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Philadelphia 28 Oct 1776.
 
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==See also==
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*[[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 27 July 1776]]
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*[[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 11 November 1776]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:29, 10 March 2018

George Wythe tells Thomas Jefferson that he had not received his letter from 10 days ago until it was too late to answer by the current date of October 28. Wythe tells Jefferson, who is likely living in Wythe's house in Williamsburg, to make use of the house and furniture so that Jefferson and his wife are comfortable.

"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 28 October 1776." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

Letter text

G.W. to T.J.

Your letter of the 18th instant, by some accident or other, did not come to hand before it was too late to answer it by this days post. Make use of the house and furniture. I shall be happy if any thing of mine can contribute to make your and mrs Jefferson’s residence in Williamsburg comfortable. Adieu.

Philadelphia 28 Oct 1776.

See also