Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Abner Nash, 17 July 1780

To Abner Nash

Richmond July 17th. 1780.


I have the honor of inclosing to you a resolution of the general assembly of Virginia on the claims to lands within the neighbourhood of the boundary lately run between our States and to ask the favor of you to transmit to the Speaker of the house of Delegates of your State the inclosed letter containing another copy of the same resolution.

I am with every sentiment of esteem & respect Your Excellency’s mo: obedt. & most hble Servant,

Th: Jefferson

RC (NcDAH); in a clerk’s hand, signed and addressed by TJ: “His Excellency Governor Nash North-Carolina.” Endorsed (in part): “Recieved the 1st Aug.” Enclosures missing; the Assembly’s resolutions on land claims along the newly extended Virginia-North Carolina boundary were passed on 6 July and are printed in JHD description begins Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia (cited by session and date of publication) description ends , May 1780, 1827 edn., p. 74–5.

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