Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Sullivan, 26 January 1787

From John Sullivan

Portsmouth Jany. 26th. 1787


Perhaps you may think it strange that I have not forwarded the Articles I promised, but want of opportunity prevented till I found it in my power to forward to your Excellency the whole Skeleton of a Moose which is now on Connecticut River and I expect it in a sleigh as soon as the Roads are broken through the snow which is now very Deep and no time shall be Lost in forwarding the same to your Excellency.

I have the honor to be with great respect your Excellencys most obedt. & very humble Servt.,

Jno. Sullivan

RC (DLC); endorsed: “Sullivan Genl.” Recorded in SJL as received 16 June 1787.

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