Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Fisher Ames, 4 April 1792

From Fisher Ames

April 4. 92


I beg leave to lay before you the Letters from Captn. Stevens a prisoner in Algiers, with Letters from Mr. Bond of Boston. I will do myself the honor to wait upon you speedily on the subject. The petition alluded to in Mr. Bond’s Letter is not before Congress, nor does Mr. Gerry know anything respecting it.

The Letter from Mr. Cooper Town Clerk of Boston is also inclosed.—I am, Sir, with great respect Your very obedt. hble servt,

Fisher Ames

RC (DNA: RG 59, CD); addressed: “The Honble. Mr. Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 4 Apr. 1792 and so recorded in SJL.

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