Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Patrick Henry, 21 February 1778

From Patrick Henry

Williamsburg 21st. February 1778.


You are desired to receive into your Custody John Goodrich the Elder, who is ordered to be removed from Bedford County, the place of his present Confinement; and will be delivered by the order of the County Lieut: of Bedford. He is to be Safely kept and prosecuted agreeable to directions of Assembly by the Attorney General. I am Sir, Yr. hble Servt.,

P. Henry

RC (DLC); in an unidentified hand and signed by Henry. Addressed: “The County Lieutenant of Albermarle.” Enclosed in Edmund Randolph to TJ, 22 Feb., following.

The attorney general: Edmund Randolph (DAB description begins Dictionary of American Biography description ends ).

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