Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Harrison, 25 December 1780

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.,

Th: Jefferson

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.

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