To James Monroe
Commissioners of Bankruptcy.
|Richmond:||George Hay. declined. George Tucker appointed in his place|
|George W. Smith.|
|Benjamin Hatcher. declined.|
|Norfolk||Lytleton W. Tazewell. declined|
|Richard Evers Lee.|
|Moses Myers. declined|
Th: Jefferson to Govr. Monroe.
You will see by the above Statement that we are still in want of one Commr. of bankruptcy at Richmd. or Manchester, and of two at Norfolk. whom shall we appoint?
PrC (DLC); endorsed by TJ in ink on verso.
For Monroe’s previous recommendations of BANKRUPTCY commissioners for Richmond and Norfolk, see Vol. 37:510–11, 690–1.