To Benjamin Harrison
Dec. 25. 1780
The inclosed letter from our Delegates in Congress I beg leave at their request to transmit to the General assembly and have the honor to be with the most perfect respect Sir Your most obedt. & most humble servt.,
RC (Vi); addressed by TJ to Harrison as Speaker. Endorsed: “Governors Letter inclosing Delegates Letter respecting the free Navigation of the River Mississippi. December 25th: 1780. Referred to Committee of whole on State of the Commonwealth.” Enclosure (Vi): Delegates’ letter of 13 Dec. 1780, printed above; see note there.