Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Gideon Granger, 6 September 1804

Boston. Sept: 6. 1804

Dear Sir.

I receivd. the inclosed by the last mail. The writer is Atto. for Mr Claiborne’s Government and one of the Officers of the City of New Orleans. I have deemed it my duty to transmit it for your perusal. It is with real and high regret that I inform you the federalists have (in all probability) succeeded in New Hampshire in the Congress election. For my part I am also inclined to believe they have the best Chance for Electors.

Our friends in Massachusetts are in high Spirits. Their hopes of success increase—

I pray God that no evils may arise from the Temper of the Louisanians, or rather a few designing Unprincipled Americans, nor from the Ill temper of Spain—

I Am, Sir, in Sincerity Your friend

Gidn Granger

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