Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 31 July 1802

From Henry Dearborn

Washington July 31t, 1802


I herewith enclose a letter from Mr. Crowninshield of Salem Massachusetts, by which it appears that a mistake has been made in the appointment of Isaac Storey, if the Son could be appointed, it would cure the evil, and in addition to Dane & Burley, would be sufficient for all the business in that quarter, I have shewn this letter to Mr. Madison, & he advised me to write to you on the subject and to propose the immediate appointment of Joseph Story.

with sentiments of respect I am Sir Your Huml Servt

H. Dearborn

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “The President of the United State”; endorsed by TJ as received from the War Department on 5 Aug. and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

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