Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Ward & Brothers, 19 October 1792

To Samuel Ward & Brothers

Philadelphia Oct. 19. 1792.


In acknoleging the receipt of your favor of the 15th. inst. I am sorry it is not in my power to give any kind of answer to it without danger of affecting injuriously our interests with the country therein named. I thought it right however to mention this to you that you might not be kept in suspence. I am Gentlemen Your most obedt. hu[mble servt]

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); words torn away supplied in brackets; at foot of text: “Messrs. Samuel Ward & brothers.” Tr (DLC); 19th-century copy. Not recorded in SJL.

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