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Meriwether Lewis
"To Meriwether Lewis, esquire, Captain of the 1st regiment of infantry of the United States of America. "Your situation as Secretary of the President of the United States has made you acquainted with the objects of my confidential message of Jan. 18, 1803, to the legislature. You have seen the act...
Currently Featured Letter: An Alcoholic Grandson-in-Law In 1808, Jefferson's granddaughter, Ann Cary Randolph, married Charles Lewis Bankhead, the son of personal friend of Jefferson. Charles proved to be an abusive, improvident, and alcoholic husband. Deteriorating relations with his in-laws...


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